Promised Land Salad

December 16, 2021


Promised Land Salad

Today I want to share with you my recipe for the Promised Land Salad! This delightful dish includes all 7 foods from Scripture!

7 Perfect Foods for Excellent Health

Eating these 7 foods nourishes and protects every system and every cell in the body.

When cells take in whole foods such as those listed here, they automatically respond giving you increased energy and clarity of mind, improving your ability to function.

In fact, our cells recognize God’s goodness even before we can say, “Thank you, God.”

The Israelites didn’t have microscopes, or diagnostic equipment – they had no means of knowing the flavors of His grace would benefit their bodies in such fulfilling ways.

God wanted them to trust Him, not go elsewhere for their deliverance and their delight.

No other foods – altered and imitation foods such as we have today – can deliver the nutritional blessings as what God designed for us.

He prepared the Israelites hearts, minds, and taste buds to experience His grace as they followed his commandments. The flavor of grace satisfies.

This is true for us today. He wants us to be satisfied in Him and His commandments and therefore delight in His grace. His grace includes delicious foods.

Promised Land Salad

Promised Land Salad

Annette Reeder - The Biblical Nutritionist
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4
Calories 356

Ingredients
  

  • 3 Cups Cooked Barley optional Israeli Couscous
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Figs
  • ¼ Cup Pitted & Chopped Dates
  • ¼ Cup Halved Grapes
  • ¼ Cup Pomegranate Seeds

Dressing

  • ¼ Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Teaspoons Honey
  • 2 Teaspoons Red Wine Vinegar optional Pomegranate Vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon Honey Mustard

Toppings

  • ¼ Cup Wheat or Barley Cereal for a crunch
  • 2 Tablespoons Parsley

Instructions
 

  • Combine barley, figs, dates, grapes, pomegranate seeds in a large bowl.
  • Place oil, honey, vinegar, and mustard in a separate bowl - whisk together.
  • Toss the salad with the vinegar dressing to coat. There may be more than you need or you may love a lot of flavor from the dressing.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste  - if you need any.
  • Just before serving add cereal and toss to distribute.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.
  • Serve on a bed of bright greens!

Notes

Tips - more fruits can be added for additional flavor. I typically use 1 cup pomegranate seeds and ½ cup grapes.

Nutrition

Calories: 356kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 4gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gSodium: 49mgPotassium: 289mgFiber: 7gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 333IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 30mgIron: 5mg
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