Lunch: quinoa salad with black beans, roasted corn, jalapenos and chopped tomatoes. This Mexican Quinoa Salad recipe from The Garden Grazer would be close equivalent to what we were served at the party.
GREEK QUINOA SALAD Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cups water 1/2 seedless cucumber, chopped 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley chopped 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint the juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup unsalted sunflower seeds (optional) Method
Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds. Quinoa, which is used like a grain but is really a seed, can be found at natural foods stores and many supermarkets. 368 calories; 11 g protein; 19 g fat; 44 g carb; 7 g fiber.