Quinoa & Fruit Salad

Quinoa & Fruit SaladQuinoa & Fruit Salad

Everyone is always curious as to how my husband and I prepare our salads, so I thought I’d start sharing these recipes. People also often wonder how we eat salads every day without getting tired of it, but as I share more of these recipes, you’ll see that we keep the salads varied so we don’t get sick of them. I’d also like to note that I never get hungry after a salad like this because of all the nutrients packed into the dish. This recipe serves 2 and can be made for lunch or dinner.

  • 6 cups baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups cantaloupe, diced
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and diced
  • 1 orange, peeled and diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 (15 oz.) can low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp golden raisins
  • 4 dried apricots, diced
  • 2 Tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 3 Tbsp raw almonds
  • 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  1. Cook quinoa by following instructions on the package.
  2. Meanwhile, start preparing the salad by mixing all the ingredients together. Top with cooked quinoa when finished.

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