This is one of my favorite recipes that is easy to make and very versatile.I enjoy eating it as a salad, or as a substitute for rice. This high protein salad works perfect for lunches at work or dinner at home.


Cooking Time: 15 minutes. Serves 4


1 cup quinoa
1 small onion – diced 1 small cucumber
diced 1 tomato – Diced 1 small yellow
squash-diced 8 sprigs cilantro – chopped fine Half mango
diced Half sweet pepper – diced Half green pepper
diced 1 tsp – cumin 1/2 tsp
turmeric 2 tbs – olive oil 1 fresh lime

Cooking Instructions:

Cook quinoa as per directions on the bag. When cooked, empty into a large bowl. Mix all ingredients in quinoa, add salt to taste. Squeeze lime. Toss salad. It can be served warm or cold alongside fish or any lean meat of your choice.

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