They say there is a first time for everything, and this is one of those times: I have fallen in love with super healthy, vegetarian salad. If you’re looking for a meal-worthy salad that will delight your tastebuds, check out the recipe below. The combination of tastes and textures will grab your heart. It’s an added bonus that many of the nutrients in these ingredients also can help protect your heart from disease.
Roasting broccoli completely changes its taste. The once slightly bitter vegetable develops a nice round sweetness. And the edges become crisp. The other ingredients – sweet raisins, tangy-salty goat cheese, crunchy sliced almonds – bring layers of addictive texture and flavor to what might be considered a fairly bland (but good for you!) grain base.