Jan 19

Fruity Quinoa Salad

By tarakemp

January 19, 2018

Quinoa is not just for savory dishes! This fruity quinoa salad makes a great breakfast, snack, or side dish. The fresh mint takes it to the next level!

(Photo by Nina Gelbke of Naturally Nina)

  • Yields: 3 servings

Ingredients

1 cup Quinoa, dry

1 cup Blueberries

1 cup Strawberries, diced

1 cup Mangos, diced

1 cup Kiwis, diced

2 Oranges, juiced

1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp Lime juice

1/4 cup Fresh mint, chopped

1/2 cup Green onion, chopped

Directions

1Cook quinoa according to package instructions.

2While quinoa is cooking, rinse and prepare blueberries, strawberries, mangos, and kiwi.

3Combine orange juice, balsamic vinegar, and lime.

4When quinoa is done cooking and has cooled, transfer to a large bowl and add fruit. Pour juice mixture over top and toss well.

5Top with fresh mint and green onion.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size2 cups
Calories366 kcal
Protein10.5 grams
Total Fat4.4 grams
Total Carbohydrates74.5 grams
Dietary Fiber10.0 grams

About the Author

Tara Kemp is the Director of Nutrition Education at Mastering Diabetes. She has been active in the field of health and nutrition for many years, including working with Forks Over Knives, Engine 2, and Dr. Neal Barnard and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Tara has a bachelor's degree in Education from Bucknell University, a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from eCornell, and is a Certified Food For Life Instructor through the Physicians Committee.