August 9, 2010

Cold Quinoa Salad Recipe

Posted in Uncategorized at 9:20 pm by DivineShantiYoga

This is refreshingly delicious this summer, must share:

Cold Summer Quinoa Salad

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed & drained
  • 2 large red apples, diced
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds or walnuts
  • 1 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt

1. Place water, apple juice, cinnamon & rinsed quinoa in saucepan & bring to boil over high heat.

2. Reduce heat, cover & simmer until all liquid is absorbed (approx. 15mins)

3. Cool, transfer quinoa to large bowl & refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hour.

4. Add apples, celery, dried cranberries & nuts. Mix well. Fold in Yogurt. Top with cinnamon & nutmeg, if desired. (similar to waldorf salad)

Enjoy!

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