Winter Quinoa Salad
Quinoa is a super food that contains powerful health benefits; it's packed with protein, vitamins, and fiber. When paired with fresh vegetables, toasted nuts, and savory seasonings, it becomes the perfect salad for lunch or dinner (or any time of the day, really).Ingredients:
Juice from one lemon
1/4 cup (60 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
Pepper to taste
3 cups (750 mL) cooked quinoa, any colour
1 cup (250 mL) cubed cooked sweet potato
1/2 cup (125 mL) diced red onion
4 kale leaves, shredded
1/4 cup (60 mL) toasted slivered almonds
1/4 cup (60 mL) dried cranberries
3/4 cup (180 mL) cubed feta cheese (optional)
To make dressing, combine lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper in small bowl.
Combine remaining ingredients in separate bowl, add dressing, and toss until well saturated.
Recipe sourced from alive.com