Wonderfully chewy wheat berries have a nutty flavor and are great in soups, stews, and salads. This fruity salad is delicious at room temperature but is also good eaten cold as a packed lunch. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Bring water to boiling in a small saucepan. Add wheat berries. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 40 to 50 minutes or until tender. Drain and transfer to a large bowl; cool 1 hour.

  • Whisk together lemon juice, canola oil, maple syrup, salt, pepper and cinnamon in a small bowl. Drizzle dressing over the cooled wheat berries. Add apple, carrot, and scallions; toss to coat. Serve the wheat berry mixture over baby spinach; and if desired, sprinkle with dried apricots.

Nutrition Facts

135 calories; 3.9 g total fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 99 mg sodium. 277 mg potassium; 23.4 g carbohydrates; 4.2 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 3.9 g protein; 3442 IU vitamin a iu; 10 mg vitamin c; 58 mcg folate; 40 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 52 mg magnesium;