Quinoa Salad with Pears, Baby Spinach and Chick Peas in a Maple Vinaigrette. *Made this and OH MY GOODNESS. The flavors were amazing, especially with the homemade maple vinaigrette. We added chopped apples and almonds to the mix. Definitely worth making!*
Quinoa Fruit Salad | Two Peas and Their Pod Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa (I used Red Quinoa) 2 cups water Pinch of salt For the Honey Lime Dressing: Juice of 1 large lime 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint For the fruit: 1 1/2 cups blueberries 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries 1 1/2 cups chopped mango Extra chopped mint, for garnish-optional
Broccoli Crunch Salad -- I have some in my refrigerator right now, the last of it. It's my favorite next to a different slaw that has next to no dressing, has purple cabbage ( green works as well) tomatoes, celery, very fresh smelling.
Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa 1 cup quinoa, well rinsed 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth or water 2 cups broccoli, chopped 1 cup cheddar, shredded salt and pepper to taste Directions Bring the quinoa, broth and broccoli to a boil over medium heat, reduce the heat and simmer covered until the broth has been absorbed and the quinoa is tender,about 13-17 minutes. Mix in the cheese, let it melt and season with salt and pepper.