Stawberry & Blueberry Quinoa Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 0 minutes

Yeilds: 4 servings

Category: Grains

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup dry quinoa

  • 16 ounces fresh organic strawberries

  • 9 ounces fresh organic blueberries

  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut

  • 1/2 sliced almonds

 

 Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons pure grade B maple syrup

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 drop lime essential oil (optional)

  • 1 drop peppermint essential oil (optional)

 

Source: Inspired by Well Plated

Directions:

  • Rinse quinoa under cold water until water runs clear. Place quinoa and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, partially cover and cook until liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Set aside and let cool.  

  • Trim and quarter strawberries, add them, blueberries, shredded coconut and almonds. 

  • Pour dressing over top and mix gently.

  • Place in refrigerator until ready to serve. 

 

Dressing

  • Whisk all the ingredients in a small mason jar, cover and shake to mix. 

I love this quinoa fruit salad! It is refreshing and high in protein.  It's perfect for breakfast, a snack and for Patriotic potluck gatherings!

 

 

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