Fresh Quinoa Veggie Salad

Ingredients

2 cups quinoa

1 carrot diced

1 stalk celery diced

1 white turnip diced

3 tomatoes diced 1 diced cucumber

3 green onions chopped

1/4 cup chopped parsley

2 tbsp fresh mint

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

1 clove garlic pressed or minced

3/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

Dash hot pepper sauce

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

In sauce pan add 3 1/2 cup water, add carrot celery, turnip and quinoa. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until quinoa is tender and liquid is absorbed about 20 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Fluff with a fork. Add tomatoes, cucumber, onion, parsley and mint.

In a small bowl whisk together, lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce, whisk in oil. Toss with salad.

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Linda Murphy

Linda Murphy

Linda is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. She teaches her clients easy ways to incorporate an anti-inflammatory diet in a busy lifestyle. She is an avid cook and loves to teach her clients easy and healthy ways to prepare everyday meals.
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