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The Best Grain Salad Recipes Will Turn Your Greens Into A Meal

It's the trick to turning your salad into a meal.
02/18/2016 01:56pm ET
Pinch of Yum, Foodie Crush, Naturally Ella

Salads are great. They're full of fresh produce, drizzled with delicious dressings and make you feel good about the choices you're making in life. But there's a problem. Just an hour or two after eating a salad, your stomach tends to forget you've eaten at all. And so, you must eat again.

Unless of course, you were wise enough to eat a grain salad.

Grain salads are a lot like regular salads, only they're loaded with heart-healthy whole grains like barley, farro and/or wheat berries -- plus all the greens and produce you love in traditional salads. Some grain salads are made up mostly of grains, others are just regular salads bulked up with a couple spoonfuls of grains, and all of them are delicious. Look:

1
Moroccan Carrot Salad With Millet
Naturally Ella
Get the Moroccan Carrot Salad With Millet recipe from Naturally Ella
2
Southwest Quinoa And Grilled Corn Salad
Foodie Crush
3
Mediterranean Farro Salad
Gimme Some Oven
Get the Mediterranean Farro Salad recipe from Gimme Some Oven
4
Greek Goddess Grain Bowl With 'Fried' Zucchini, Toasted Seeds and Fried Halloumi
Half Baked Harvest
5
Thai Quinoa Salad
Foodie Crush
Get the Thai Quinoa Salad recipe from Foodie Crush
6
Autumn Glow Salad With Lemon Salad Dressing
Pinch of Yum
7
Garlic Kale And Brown Rice Salad
Pinch of Yum
Get the Garlic Kale And Brown Rice Salad recipe from Pinch of Yum
8
Farro Salad With Roasted Corn, Red Pepper And Red Onion
Alexandra's Kitchen
9
Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad With Einkorn And Soy-Mustard Dressing
Naturally Ella
10
Sorghum Salad With Cucumber And Feta
Naturally Ella
11
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Foodie Crush
Get the Mediterranean Quinoa Salad recipe from Foodie Crush
12
Freekah Salad With Roasted Kale And Cabbage
Alexandra's Kitchen
13
Herbed Quinoa And Pomegranate Salad
Cookie and Kate
14
Chickpea, Farro And Greens Salad
Cookie and Kate
Get the Chickpea, Farro and Greens Salad recipe from Cookie + Kate
15
Roasted Cherry Tomato, Arugula and Sorghum Salad
Cookie and Kate
16
Spring Wheat Berry Salad
Alexandra's Kitchen
Get the Spring Wheat Berry Salad recipe from Alexandra's Kitchen
17
Quinoa Almond Crunch Salad
Feasting at Home
Get the Quinoa Almond Crunch Salad recipe from Feasting at Home
18
Farro Salad With Peas And Lemon-Yogurt Dressing
Naturally Ella

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