Here’s a tasty salad recipe that’s perfect as a side dish or healthy snack:



1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1 cup couscous

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1/2 cup fresh orange juice

1/4 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar

1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced

1/2 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and thinly sliced

1/2 cup sliced radishes

salt, to taste

2 cups spinach leaves



  1. Heat walnuts in a dry skillet over medium-high heat 1-2 minutes until walnuts are slightly toasted. Set aside and reserve.
  2. In a covered 2 quart sauce pan over high heat, bring 1-1/4 cups water to boil. Stir in couscous and cumin, cover pan and remove from heat. Let stand until couscous absorbs liquid, about 5 minutes. With a fork, fluff couscous. Chill 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in juice, vinegar, bell pepper, cucumber, radishes and walnuts; season with salt. Serve on a bed of spinach.


 Servings: 4

Nutritional Information

Calories                              295

Calories from Fat            95

Total Fat                             11g

Saturated Fat                   1g

Mono Fat                          2g

Sodium                               23mg

Total Carbs                        43g

Dietary Fiber                    4g

Sugars                                 0g

Protein                               9g


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