Donna's barley, black bean and veggie salad

This is a colorful tasty salad with lots of interesting textures. Beans, barley and fresh vegetables are great sources of fiber. The bonus is that you can make it ahead. It keeps well for several days in the refrigerator. Add shrimp or chicken if desired.

Donna's mushroom veggie bulgur

A variety of veggies transform this healthy nutty grain into a wonderful side dish.Bulgur is made from wheat and is a natural whole grain. It is usually sold parboiled and dried. It has a light, nutty flavor and has been a staple of the Mediterranean diet for thousands of years. It is rich in B vitamins, minerals, and fiber.