Healthy with Jodi

Cooking Class With a Holistic Nutritionist-Jodi Lynn DePriest


    Cooking With Jodi – 6/12/2016

    This week Jodi featured vegetables of all shapes sizes and colors.  Spaghetti Squash, Cabbage, Green and Red Bell Peppers, Tarragon, Garlic, Black Beans, and more.  These classes are a great way to learn new ways to cook healthy and still make very tasty dishes.  In class today, Jodi made:

    potato salad

                        Herb Potato Salad

    cabbage salad

           Spaghetti Squash Chow Mein



          Black Bean Lentil/Quinoa Salad with Cumin-Lime Dressing

    quinoa salad



    Black Bean Lentil/Quinoa Salad with Cumin-Lime Dressing

      Black Bean Lentil & Quinoa Salad

      w/Cumin-Lime Dressing

      Vegetarian, Gluten free, Vegan
      Happily serves 6

      quinoa salad


      1 Cup dry lentils or Quinoa (or 1/2 Cup each)

      2 Cup Black beans (if using canned, rinse well)

      1 Red bell pepper

      1/2 Red onion

      3 Green onion stalks

      1 Yellow Zucchini

      Bunch of cilantro to taste, stems removed



      1/4 Cup Lime juice

      2 TBSP Avocado or olive oil

      1 tsp dijon or flavored mustard

      1-2 Garlic cloves

      1 tsp Cumin

      1/2 tsp Oregano

      1/8 tsp Himalayan Sea salt

      Optional: chipotle powder, chili powder, pepper


      Cook lentils according to package directions, leaving firm not mushy. Drain.

      Cut or mince Galice, let sit 5 minutes.

      While lentils are cooking, make the dressing: place all ingredients in a small bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside.

      Finely dice the bell pepper, onion, and green onion.  Roughly chop the cilantro.

      In a large bowl, place black beans, bell pepper, onion, zucchini and lentils.

      Add the dressing.  Add cilantro, and lightly toss.

      Serve or chill covered in the fridge for at least an hour.