Introducing the healthy Quinoa Salad recipe. This is one our favorite recipe and takes very less time to repare.
Ingredients for Salad
1 cup Nature’s Hug Quinoa
2 cups water
1/2 cucumber, diced
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup nuts and seeds (walnuts, pine nuts, nature’s hug pumpkin or sunflower
1/4 cup dried fruit, blueberries or cranberries
1/2 cup chopped fresh herbs; use any combination of fresh parsley, cilantro,
basil, dill or mint
1 1/2 cups chickpeas (boiled)
Ingredients for dressing
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon Nature’s hug honey
1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
Juice from 2 to 3 lemon
For 1 cup of uncooked quinoa, you’ll want 2 cups of water. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, then lower the heat to a simmer.
Prepare the salad
When the quinoa has cooled slightly, in a large bowl, combine the quinoa, and all other ingredients.
In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, mustard, honey, salt, and pepper until blended.
Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Taste then adjust with additional salt and pepper as needed.
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