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Green Fed

a blog about a girl who decided eating plants was the way to go

I loved this recipe !  It was nice and refreshing, and satisfied my hungry belly without making me feel stuffed.  Perfect for a hot summer day!

Cool Summer Quinoa Salad (adapted from i heart wellness)

2 cups cooked quinoa

1/2 cucumber, diced

2 cups frozen peas

1 carrot , shredded

3 cups spinach, chopped

1 cup kidney beans

1/2 tsp sea salt

1/2 tsp dijon mustard

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

1/4 tsp ground cumin

 

Cook Quinoa as directed on package and let cool.   Add chopped veggies to cooled quinoa and toss well. Make dressing with the remaining spices and oil and pour over the dish.  Toss again and place in the fridge until cold.

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