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Healthy Quinoa Salad [Vegan]

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This healthy quinoa salad is great to make in advance. The flavors only get better as they marinate in the fridge. Feel free to use this recipe as a guide. It’s the perfect chance to experiment in the kitchen. Leave out any ingredients you’re not crazy about or don’t have in your pantry, and add a few of your personal favorites. Except for cooking the quinoa, you don’t even need to measure, unless that’s your savvy style. Go ahead and give yourself the freedom to chop and throw in the pot.

Healthy Quinoa Salad [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Vegan

Cook Time

20

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion, such as Vidalia or Walla Walla (about ½ an onion)
  • 1/2 cup pepper, diced (you choose your favorite hot or sweet varieties)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 1/3 cup raw cashews, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (juice of 1 lemon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Preparation

  1. Rinse quinoa and set aside.
  2. Add vegetable stock to a medium size pot and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the quinoa to the vegetable stock, stir and cover. Turn down heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove quinoa from heat; leave covered and let sit for 5 minutes.
  5. In a large mixing bowl add quinoa and all remaining ingredients, stir.
  6. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrional Information

Total Calories: 1067 | Total Carbs: 157 g | Total Fat: 37 g | Total Protein: 39 g | Total Sodium: 718 mg | Total Sugar: 18 g

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A creator at heart, Wendy shares delicious vegan recipes, relaxing guided meditations, and a wealth of information on wellness and healthy living. Wendy has a colorful soul. She believes that in nourishing the creative part of your soul, the benefits in turn bleed into a more balanced, joyful life. Wendy is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief at Give Love Create Happiness, and a Modern Mom Contributor.


 

 

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11 comments on “Healthy Quinoa Salad [Vegan]”

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ANITA
1 Years Ago

I would like to see nutrition facts in serving - calories, protein, etc.


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Shey Rielly
3 Years Ago

Daniel O'Connor xx


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Daniel O'Connor
26 Oct 2014

Mm yum I'm gonna try it tomorrow x

Katelynn Woodward
3 Years Ago

Michelle Alfred


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Christopher Cortes
3 Years Ago

my protein fact add some seeds


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Cicada Monroe
3 Years Ago

The quinoa diet fad is starving poor Bolivians of their staple crop.


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Robyn Mitchell
3 Years Ago

Yum!


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Cece-Ann Margaret
3 Years Ago

Robyn Mitchell


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Yvette Padro Alicea
3 Years Ago

Rosemarie Alicea


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Tünde Hadady
3 Years Ago

I do that all the time, cucumber and avocado also fit great!


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Sharon Elizabeth Rossi
3 Years Ago

yummy


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