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quinoa Tag

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Crunchy Thai Quinoa & Veggie Salad

This vegan salad is crunchy, flavorful, and packed with protein with no lettuce required! Recipe Courtesy: LauraLiveWell Ingredients: 1 c quinoa 2 cups water or broth (I like to use chicken bone broth for extra protein and flavor) 1/2 head of chopped cabbage (purple or green) 1 diced bell pepper (red, yellow, or orange) 1-2 heads of chopped broccoli 1 12 oz bag of shelled edamame 1/4 cup coconut aminos 2 T peanut butter 2 T maple syrup (or honey) 1 lime juiced   Directions:   Add quinoa and liquid to a medium pot and cook on the stove as directed on the package. Chop cabbage, bell pepper, and broccoli Cook edamame as directed on the bag (I buy a frozen bag and either microwave or cook on the stove) ...


Chicken Salad with Quinoa and Orzo What a wonderful combination of flavors and textures that is sure to get you craving more! This delightful dish comes to us from our friends at FoodNess Gracious. Give it a try and let us know what you think. Ingredients FOR THE DRESSING 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1/2 tablespoon sugar 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 5-6 leaves sprigs fresh thyme pulled from the stem 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar Sea Salt and black pepper to taste FOR THE SALAD 2 cups orzo pasta cooked 1 cup quinoa cooked 1 1/2 cups cooked grilled chicken cubed 1/2 cup kalamata olives cut in half 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 1 cup spinach leaves 3 tablespoons chopped pistachios Half of an avocado diced into cubes Grated Parmesan to garnish INSTRUCTIONS Combine all of the dressing ingredients in a small plastic container and shake vigorously to mix. ...