This hearty grain salad has all the components to help you fend off the monotony from the charming recession-inspired food options. Using seasonal ingredients from our own dining halls, it can be super delicious and filling.
2 scoops quinoa, barley, or any other cooked whole grain (salad or entrée bar)
1 scoop butternut squash cubes (entrée bar)
1 spoonful cannellini or kidney beans (salad bar)
2 spoonful dried cranberries or raisins if that’s all there is (salad or yogurt bar)
1 dish fresh spinach (salad bar)
A dousing of olive oilA sprinkling of dried rosemary
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Fill a cereal bowl approximately halfway full of grain. Add the butternut squash, beans, and cranberries. Douse with olive oil and season with rosemary, salt, and pepper. Mix well and place over a bed of olive-oil dressed spinach leaves.