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    Autumn Recipes

    Quinoa Salad w. Pears, Baby Spinach & Chick Peas in a Maple Vinaigrette Dressing

    December 16, 2013

    Super healthy and hearty, quinoa is spectacularly versatile.┬áThis delicious salad from the Gluten-Free Goddess makes a nice light and flavorful dish ideal for lunches, picnics and potlucks. Gather 1 cup quinoa 2 good handfuls of baby spinach leaves 1 large ripe pear or apple, chopped 1/2 cup chilled chick peas 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley Handful of pan toasted pecans Handful of dried cranberries Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste Maple Vinaigrette Dressing 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive…

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