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Quinoa Power Salad
 
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A meal in a bowl really with plenty of clean eats that offer great protein, carbs, and fat. Switch out the ingredients to compliment the season. The possibilities are seemingly endless! Enjoy.
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Canadian
Serves: 4 to 6

Ingredients
  • 1 cup dry quinoa cooked with 2 cups water
  • 2 to 3 cups chopped cucumber, radishes, and zucchini
  • ¼ cup fresh dates, chopped
  • ½ cup fresh chives (or green onion)
  • 1 to 2 tbsp fresh mint
  • Dressing
  • ¼ cup EVOO (from Evoolution)
  • 2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar (I used peach from Evoolution)
  • 1 heaping tbsp hot pepper jelly (or your favorite jelly)

Instructions
  1. Prepare the quinoa and set aside to cool.
  2. Combine vegetables, dates, chives, and mint.
  3. Prepare the dressing and add to the vegetables.
  4. Then add in the cooled quinoa.
  5. Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours. Can keep up to 2 days.

 

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