Quinoa Salad with Almonds and Cranberries

 

Quinoa Salad with Almonds and Cranberries

Quinoa Salad with Almonds and Cranberries

¼ cup dry quinoa
½ cup vegetable broth
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoons finely chopped red bell pepper
½ small onion chopped
¼ cup dried cranberries
¼ cup almond slivers
Sea salt to taste

Cook the quinoa in the low sodium vegetable broth and water.Cover the pot, bring to a full boil, then reduce to low and simmer for about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. In a small bowl, whisk the fresh lemon juice, salt and olive oil. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa with the parsley, onions, bell peppers, almonds and cranberries. Pour the lemon dressing over the top and toss to coat well.

 

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About Naya Lizardo

I'm a writer, translator, travel addict & wellness junkie. Passionate about health and nutrition with a special interest in detoxing, juicing and herbal remedies.
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