Summer Fruit Quinoa Salad

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Amazing grain with some stone fruits like apricots, peaches and nectarines- add a little mint and parsley for colour and flavour.
This particular healthy protein packed quinoa salad  recipe brightened up with fresh mango, strawberries and blueberries, balanced with a tart vinaigrette and refreshing mint!

Recipe Below!

Summer Fruit Quinoa Salad

Course: Breakfast, Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 Serving
Author: Dish onSea

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water(235 mL)
  • cups orange juice(355 mL)
  • 1  cup quinoa(170 g)
  • strawberry
  • blueberry
  • mango, cubed
  • fresh basil, chopped, for garnish

DRESSING

  • ½ cup lime juice(120 mL)
  • 1  tablespoon honey

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan bring water and orange juice to a boil then add quinoa, cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes.
  • Add quinoa to a bowl. Top with strawberries, blueberries, and mangoes.
  • In a small bowl, mix lime juice, and honey. Drizzle dressing over the quinoa and mix.
  • Top with basil.
  • Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 308.1Calories from Fat 163.8
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.2g28%
Saturated Fat 2.2g11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 10mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 34.1g11%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g18%
Sugars 15.2g
Protein 4.4g9%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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