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Crunchy Fresh Broccoli Quinoa Salad [Vegan]

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This fresh, crunchy salad is the perfect lunch! It's also versatile, to meet all of your mealtime needs! It can be rolled up in a soft flour tortilla or sandwiched between rustic bread for a quick and portable lunch that's light and delicious.

Crunchy Fresh Broccoli Quinoa Salad [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Vegan

Ingredients

  • 1 head broccoli, broken into small florets (about 2 cups)
  • 2 cups kale, white parts removed and chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion (about 1/2 cup), finely diced
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced (about 1 3/4 cups)
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes, cut into fourths
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa (1/3 cup dry), cooled
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons vegan mayonnaise 
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. Prepare and chop all ingredients.
  2. Add broccoli, kale, red onion, cucumber, grapes, almonds, and quinoa to a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, combine apple cider vinegar, mayonnaise, agave, lemon juice, poppy seeds, salt, and pepper. Stir with a spoon or whisk and add the dressing to the vegetable mix. Stir until combined and serve.

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I'm Christin, recipe developer and photographer of healthy vegetarian and vegan recipes for meat-free peeps. Check out my website, VeggieChick.com.


 

 

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29 comments on “Crunchy Fresh Broccoli Quinoa Salad [Vegan]”

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Bonnie
7 Months Ago

I subbed a drizzle of honey for the agave nectar (since I\'ve been reading that agave nectar is not as good for you) and it was delicious.


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Kristin Dean
1 Years Ago

Jeri Milford this looks amazing


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Olivia Anna Isabell
1 Years Ago

Pigge Marie Åberg


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Samantha Leighton
1 Years Ago

Lucian Petrean


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Jim Hatley
1 Years Ago

Vanessa Hatley


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Gail Rich
1 Years Ago

LOVE IT- WHOLE FOODS.


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Nélia De Caires
1 Years Ago

Michael Salvartzis this looks like one to try


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Melanie Harriet
1 Years Ago

Let's make this when I'm back Jake Johnson


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Jake Johnson
02 Jan 2016

You can be chef, I shall make the cocktails

Naturally Dee
1 Years Ago

Looks good! :)


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Maria Canul
1 Years Ago

Quinoa is loaded with starch and low in protein. 1 cup of quinoa has 109g of carbs, and diabetic-friendly meals have lots of protein and approx 15g carbs. I have yet to see a recipe here that would be healthy for a diabetic. Moreover, high carbohydrate diets contribute to obesity and NAFLD for people with normal insulin function.


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Marlee Kaiser
02 Jan 2016

Actually, broccoli and quinoa are good sources of plant protein, and there's lots of fiber in a salad like this, which is the type of complex carbs we are meant to run on. Research comparing the American Diabetes Association diet against a vegan diet found a vegan diet to be more effective to treat/reverse diabetes. http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-treat-diabetes/ Look up Dr. Neal Barnard on youtube, etc. Go with what the research says. Sites to check out: www.pcrm.org and www.nutritionfacts.org for lots of research-based information.

Erin Malone
02 Jan 2016

The American Diabetes Association says "there's no cure for diabetes, but "Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 days" & the Tree of Life Institute wdnt exist if that were true. There is a difference between managing/maintaining diabetes as opposed to treating/reversing it. I hope everyone who wants to regain their potential for health watches "Simply Raw"!



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