Quinoa & Strawberry Salad w/ Citrus Dressing

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This salad is light, nutritious and easy to make. Quinoa is a perfect protein on its own and when paired with all the other delightful ingredients in this salad, there’s even more nutritional punch to every bite. It’s a great summer salad to take to a bbq or picnic.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”5445″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_text_separator title=”INGREDIENTS”][vc_column_text]
  • 1 c. quinoa, rinsed, cooked & cooled
  • 1 c. strawberries, quartered
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 c. jicama, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 c. red bell pepper, diced small
  • 2 scallions, white parts only, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbs freshly chopped mint
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Combine all ingredients together in a large bowl. Drizzle dressing over top and stir to combine.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_empty_space][vc_text_separator title=”CITRUS DRESSING”][vc_column_text]
  • ¼ c. olive oil
  • 3 tbs lime juice
  • juice of one orange
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • sea salt
  • 2 tsp agave nectar
  • 2 tbs rice vinegar
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Mix dressing ingredients together in a blender or shaker bottle[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Melissa Costello

Author, Speaker, Culinary Plant-Based Nutrition & Health Empowerment Coach | Cleanse Expert

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