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Spring Quinoa Salad w. Creamy Herb-Dijon Dressing

May 18, 2017

This bright salad is perfect for Spring and can be made ahead for picnics and potlucks. The earthiness of red quinoa paired with crunchy fresh vegetables and toasted pistachios plays nicely with a creamy herb-Dijon dressing. Be creative with the ingredients. Toasted silvered almonds would work well and even a handful of raisins or dried cranberries would make a nice addition! Gather 1/2 cup raw pistachios 8 ounces green beans 4 ounces sugar snap peas Kosher salt 1/2 cup coarsely…

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

December 16, 2013

Super healthy and hearty, quinoa is spectacularly versatile.Β This 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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