RECIPE: Easy Delicious Grains and Greens Salad

I recently ordered an entree by this name at Besaw’s on NW 23rd in the PDX, loved the idea, so I hijacked the title from them.  But they used chard instead of kale and tahini sauce instead of humus.  I think mine has a little more zip.  Never woulda’ eaten this 3 years ago. Now I’m diggin’ it.  Hope you do too. (BTW I got most of these ingredients at Trader Joe’s for not much moolah)

1 bag Trader Joe’s kale (~ 7 cups)
1 cup TJ’s organic quinoa
4 heaping Tbsp TJ’s Mediterranean humus
20 grape tomatoes sliced and cooked until mushy
1/4 cup Annie’s lite honey mustard salad dressing
Sea salt and pepper  to taste
3 squirts Sriracha hot sauce (more if you like-a-da-spice)

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Madeleine Vanstory attended Duke University and began her post-graduate journey at The Elaine Clark Center working with special needs children. She went on to work as a Clinical Research Scientist running clinical trials for the CDC and developing medical devices for Welsh Allen, Abbot Labs, Roche and Johnson & Jonhson Her work included non-invansive cervical cancer detection, continuous diabetic glucose monitoring, non-harmful infant bilirubin level detection and studying Vitamin C's anti-aging effects on the skin. Madeleine attended Medical school at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and completed a residency in Family Medicine at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro NC. Dr. Madeleine Vanstory is a board certified Family Physician who has practiced all over the world. She has lead medical missions in Kenya and Honduras. She has participated with Operation Smile in Russia, she has patients in North Carolina, Maine, Oregon and New Zealand. Dr. Vanstory has worked the medical tents in the Marine Corps marathon in Washington DC and at the Kona Ironman World Championships. And Dr. Vanstory has marched with the Surgeon General promoting "Exercise is Medicine" at the World Congress Sports Medicine Conference. Disillusioned by the current health care system and armed with the realization that culture, nutrition and emotional well-being have a profound impact on health, Dr. Vanstory now motivates clients and patients to discover the healthiest versions of themselves through humor, counseling in her "Upgrade Your Health" Wellness Program.

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