Quinoa, chickpeas and pistachios add protein and healthy fat to this seasonal kale salad, making it a favorite side dish or healthy vegetarian main meal.
Even though I knew better, I still asked.
“Should we do something with kale, or swiss chard, or spinach, with the quinoa?”
“I’m not a good one to ask about that sort of thing,” he replied. “How about you do something with sausage, butter and cream?”
Didn’t he hear the bleating of the noise makers? Didn’t he see the ball drop? Doesn’t he know there’s been the annual calendar flip that puts us all into dietary shock following the previous two month’s full-steam-ahead intake of gluttonous anything and everything?
Lucky for him (ahem) he has me and this protein-packed quinoa and kale salad to remind him.