salad

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

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  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup sliced black olives
  • ½ cup diced green bell peppers
  • ⅔ cup quartered grape tomatoes
  • ½ cup diced cucumber
  • ¼ cup capers

Dressing:

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  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil
  • ½ cup coconut
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp salt

Mix salad ingredients together in a bowl. Add all dressing ingredients together in a blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. Add dressing to taste.

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Salad in a Jar

Ingredients

Favorite non-oil salad dressing

Chickpeas

Shredded carrots

Sliced onions

Cherry tomatoes

Yellow bell pepper

Cauliflower

Dried cranberries

Mixed greens

 

Instructions

Layer ingredients in the order listed, close the jar, and store in the refrigerator or cooler until ready to eat.

To prepare, empty the jar into a bowl to mix together.

Feel free to experiment, or sub ingredients! 

Serves 2, or as a meal for 1.

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