This hearty meal is full of clean, flavorful ingredients, including millet, an under-appreciated grain that is more nutritious than rice.
Place millet, black beans,and ginger in a small saucepan.Add 1/2 teaspoon salt andwater. Bring to a boil, stironce, then reduce heat andsimmer, covered, for 25 minutes.Allow to rest for 10minutes, then fluff with a fork.
Steam shiitakes in asteamer over boiling water,covered, for 3 minutes. Addcarrots and bok choy andsteam 4 to 6 minutes more.Remove steamer from heat.
In a small bowl, whisktogether oil and vinegar tomake dressing. Season witha dash of salt.
Transfer millet to bowlsand garnish with steamedand remaining raw vegetables. Season to taste withsalt and pepper. Pour dressingover top and sprinklewith sunflower seeds.