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This Summer Quinoa Salad is one that works great for meal prep. It can be used for lunches during the week or a lighter dinner. This is a vegetarian salad, which can also be made vegan simply by swapping out the honey for agave in the vinaigrette.

Despite the lack of animal protein in this salad. Step 1 Bring water to a boil in a pot; add white quinoa and red quinoa. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until water is absorbed, 15 minutes.

Set quinoa. Green Goddess Quinoa Summer Salad – simple, healthy, and extremely adaptable to whatever veggies you have on hand! my family LOVES this recipe. vegetarian and can be made vegan. Scale 1x 2x 3x Ingredients.

2 cups cooked quinoa (I cook mine in the rice cooker with broth). A simple, healthy Summer Quinoa Salad packed with blueberries, corn, cucumber, peaches, herbs, and lemon olive oil dressing. Great for lunches or potlucks!

Summer-Fresh Quinoa Salad “This light and refreshing salad is easy to prepare and perfect for hot summer days. I often add zucchini or summer squash and. Give it all a good whisk (or shake in a jar!) and it’s ready to go. If you want to mix things up, this salad would also be good with my basil vinaigrette.

In a large bowl, add the quinoa, peaches, tomatoes, corn, avocado, onion, feta cheese, and basil. Step back and admire your colorful summertime salad!Chop walnuts, then add cooked quinoa, peppers and cucumbers into a large bowl. In a separate bowl combine olive oil, balsamic and salt, and stir.

Mix in the dressing with the quinoa mixture until well combined. Note: you can serve right away but I prefer cooling in. This is a list of 21 of my must-try quinoa salad recipes that are perfect for enjoying all summer long.

You’ll find some of my favorite Simply Quinoa recipes as well as some recipes from foodie friends. All drool worthy and a good mix of allergy-friendly, gluten-free, and vegan recipes! VIDEO: Healthy Quinoa Salad.

For the quinoa salad: In a large bowl, stir together the quinoa and sweet curry vinaigrette until incorporated. Fold in the carrots, sweet corn kernels, tomatoes, cucumber, squash, red bell pepper, and thyme. Add kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste. For the salad Add Planet Oat to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium high heat.

Add quinoa, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer.

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS: We wanted to feature the delicate texture and nutty flavor of quinoa in a fresh-tasting salad hearty enough for a main course.

“The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook: A Fresh Guide to Eating Well With 700 Foolproof Recipes” by America's Test Kitchen
from The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook: A Fresh Guide to Eating Well With 700 Foolproof Recipes
by America’s Test Kitchen
America’s Test Kitchen, 2015

Transfer the quinoa to a large bowl and toss together with the feta, tomato puree, parsley, chives, and dill.

“Absolutely Avocados: 80 Amazing Avocado Recipes for Every Meal of the Day” by Gaby Dalkin
from Absolutely Avocados: 80 Amazing Avocado Recipes for Every Meal of the Day
by Gaby Dalkin
HMH Books, 2013

FLUFF the quinoa and add the beans, tomatoes, almonds, garlic, ½ cup of the Parmesan, and 3 tablespoons of the oil.

“Dinner Made Simple: 35 Everyday Ingredients, 350 Easy Recipes” by The Editors of Real Simple
from Dinner Made Simple: 35 Everyday Ingredients, 350 Easy Recipes
by The Editors of Real Simple
TI Incorporated Books, 2016

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS: Quinoa makes a stellar side dish, but we wanted this grain to be at the center of a robust, flavorful vegetarian casserole with layers of flavor and a cheesy topping.

“The New Family Cookbook: All-New Edition of the Best-Selling Classic with 1,100 New Recipes” by America's Test Kitchen
from The New Family Cookbook: All-New Edition of the Best-Selling Classic with 1,100 New Recipes
by America’s Test Kitchen
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Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer over low heat until the quinoa is tender and the water is absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes.

“Joy's Simple Food Remedies: Tasty Cures for Whatever's Ailing You” by Joy Bauer, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.N.
from Joy’s Simple Food Remedies: Tasty Cures for Whatever’s Ailing You
by Joy Bauer, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.N.
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Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender but still soupy, 16 to 18 minutes.

“The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook: 650 Recipes for Everything You'll Ever Want to Make” by America's Test Kitchen
from The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook: 650 Recipes for Everything You’ll Ever Want to Make
by America’s Test Kitchen
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Inspired by quinoa’s Peruvian roots, we decided to give our salad a Latin flavor profile.

“The How Can It Be Gluten Free Cookbook: Revolutionary Techniques. Groundbreaking Recipes.” by America's Test Kitchen
from The How Can It Be Gluten Free Cookbook: Revolutionary Techniques. Groundbreaking Recipes.
by America’s Test Kitchen
America’s Test Kitchen, 2014

Add the cooked quinoa, cucumber slices, radish slices, and arugula; toss to coat.

“Valerie's Home Cooking: More than 100 Delicious Recipes to Share with Friends and Family” by Valerie Bertinelli
from Valerie’s Home Cooking: More than 100 Delicious Recipes to Share with Friends and Family
by Valerie Bertinelli
Oxmoor House, Incorporated, 2017

My recommendation is to start experimenting with quinoa, because I consider it one of the most accessible of all whole grains, and because it’s so easy to cook.

“The Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life” by Travis Stork, M.D.
from The Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life
by Travis Stork, M.D.
Bird Street Books, 2016

3 Add the dressing, tomatoes, cucumber, mint, oregano, and chickpeas to the quinoa; toss well.

“The Modern Family Cookbook” by Modern Family
from The Modern Family Cookbook
by Modern Family
Time Incorporated Books, 2015

Alexia Lewis RD

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  • Hi!It’s aroushi Khan from Pakistan your new subscriber I like your all videos I want to say your all videos are nice and helpful.but my request is about Ramadan please make videos for ramadan thanks.

  • Chopping vegetables to be eaten at a later date lose their nutrition. All vegetable should be eaten right after cooking, or right after cutting, if eaten raw.

  • Looks soooooooo good!!! I’m totally gonna try this! I really want to share one of my absolute favorite recipes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avZt4NIMRq4&list=PLgCmrddYdKNzXzUGlIUqnvRoGw369tILX&index=2&t=0s

  • I have been eating quinoa, but have not made any bowls. Now that my garden is coming in, this has been a great inspiration. Thank you.

  • please before you cook the quinoa wash it very well… in order to take out the saponin inside that makes it bitter and its toxicity it is good to keep away the insects but it can make you feel bad if you have certain sensitivity, if you think it is ok because in the package says pre washed I still recommend you to wash it because even on the best brands I find this soapy water. Please don’t get it wrong I am Peruvian and we use quinoa for many many generations and we want you to have the best experience and not to come back saying that it was bad for your stomach, I just want to help. My best of the wishes for your channel ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

  • When you say coconut milk (recipe 2), do you mean the stuff that comes in a can? Or the kind you can buy in a carton near the almond milk?

  • Thank you so much for this recipe! The salad is sooo delicious and also it looks so beautiful with all the colours! And the mint leaves are absolutely essential!!

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  • Hey girl. I was wondering if you could make a tabouli salad and maybe use quinoa instead of barley (or not), but I would really appreciate your instruction on this. Thanks. ��

  • Loved this video! A great lifestyle addition video to your channel.I know you’ve mentioned you were planning to incorporate some other options along with the already priceless beauty videos you provide us with!

  • I love quinoa! I’m not a fan of chopping onions either haha. I like to do a greek quinoa salad with chicken, I just find that I’m hungry 10 minutes after eating it so I’m going to try throwing some chickpeas in with it to make it more filling. Personally, I’ll put the quinoa and the chicken in the fridge to cool down before mixing in the veggies. I’ll definitely have to try this recipe some time, it looks great! And you’re right, authentic feta is from sheep’s milk. Have you ever tried throwing in kalamata olives? I include them in the greek quinoa salad and I really like it.

  • These all look amazing. When I cook my quina though I always use some type of stock and I toss a bay leaf in there too �� a little extra but it gives it so much flavor.

  • Do you seed the cucumber and tomatoes?You will eventually slice your fingers if you continue to breakdown the feta that way,be careful break it up with your fingers.Keep going!������

  • Looks so good! You have in my blog a very easy and delicious recipe of quinoa salad http://fooduptomood.com/2020/04/quinoa-salad/, I hope you’ll enjoy it.

  • oh dear I really liked it and I can’t describe it in words on previous note i was watching another video on quinoa salad https://bit.ly/2tTrNIp which is normally for vegans and as vegan, I stick to it and I want to add ingredients used in this video excluding milk and any nonvegan ingredients thanks a lot for lovely video.

  • I love quinoa. I think a nice spring quinoa salad would be very nice. Some of the veges would include radishes, spring green onion, grilled asparagas, spring peas and fresh herbs….YUM!

  • It been only 1 week since I started changing the what I’m eating and starting to eat healthy and get energy and get rid of gut and joins pain

  • Cheese is a highly process product and on top of that it’s an animal base product that should be consume under no circumstances ��������������

  • Wow, these are great! I will definitely try these. Question: if I want to prepare them for packed lunch, would you advise to add the dressing right away or keep it separate and add just before eating?

  • Thank you so much for the great recipes! For the Mediterranean I think can be good some olives and feta cheeses. I don’t know what you think about some tats ili sause

  • No wonder you are so pretty because of healthy eating.God Bless,you motivate me to eat healtht.Stay safe stay in stay stromg.Long Live Canada!

  • I gave birth a month ago and have changed my diet to something healthier and your videos help so much! The dishes always come out so delicious I look forward to eating and feel so good and guilt free in the end thank you! ❤️

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  • Thanks for sharing. All interesting. Anyway as i am not English native speaker, without subtitle, it’s really hard for me to understand some of what you’re talking in this clip. ��

  • Every time you use kale in a recipe I feel so puzzled… I’ve never heard of such a thing outside the internet, and I’ve never seen anything that looks remotely like this in any farmer’s market here in Brazil… Which I think is funny, because usually we have no problem in finding any sort of vegetable year round.:/

  • Wanted to try out the recipe and in the process i found out i might be alergic to quinoa. Can i use brown rice as a substitute?? Or any other substitutes i can use that are not seed related? I was making the coconut lime recipe

  • This opens up a NEW WORLD to me. Thank you so much for this recipe I can’t put in words how much I’m falling in love with it right now as I’m eating it. Incredibly tasty! Much love

  • I love the part with the dog, your personal introduction/description was a bit too long for me /too much personal talk, which wasn’t interesting for me, but the recipe is really good, thank you!

  • I love the intro with Bambi! So cute. I am also very glad you made this video because I watched a different video you made and you stated that turmeric is good for clearing acne international and externaly but I didn’t know any recipes that were organic with turmeric. Thanks for making the video, it really helped! Can’t wait to try it out! ❤️

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  • I just had a Quinoa salad for the first time at a restaurant yesterday & was amazed at the taste. I will be implementing it soon at home and will prepare your recipes as well. The ingredients for mine are as follows:

    Roasted eggplant

    Red capsicum

    Sun dried tomatoes

    Pumpkin

    Rocket

    Feta cheese

    Quinoa

  • Thank you, Kendra! Such a good and healthy recipe. It will be on my diet list for sure! Would be great to see some more cooking videos from you!:-)

  • From what I can see to make a great quinoa bowl you just need to add some vegetable, a source of protein and a dressing or sauce:)

  • I confused about cooking procedure of Quinoa I see a lot of vlog of this they said wash first before you cook it.why some other blog don’t wash they cook straight to cooking pot.as a watcher like the real truth.

  • I really don’t want to come off as a know it all whatsoever. I actually just started learning about quinoa. I felt like you missed out on explaining a few things. You’re supoused to wash quinoa to get rid of the saponin it contains which is a toxic substance used to make soap. That’s why when you wash it, it makes bubbles. You need to wash until water comes out clear. A lot of commercialized quinoa that comes packaged will already be washed but you can never be too sure. It also has a bitter taste to it, that goes away when you wash it. Also you kept saying to add xyz to it to add protein. Quinoa is a substitute protein itself. For every 100g of quinoa you get 16+ of protein. So thats also good to know. Other than that great ideas for bowls.

  • YOU RE SO BEAUTIFUUUUUULLL!! And your voice OMG. Love it!! One of the best quinua recipes ever! Im Peruvian the way and it s where the quinua come from. And you made this quinua recipe perfecto ��

  • I always found it hard for me idk why to cook the chicken like that.. I always cut it in half but not all the way. Lay it flat and season it with my favorite seasonings. I also add mango or orange pieces… that’s why I love Quinoa salad because you can add SOO MUCH!!! love it

  • If you add some salsa and corn to the black bean and cilantro salad then warm it up and makes a truly divine Southwest inspired meal

  • I’ll definitely give them a try! They look beautiful and delicious. But I have to wait for a nice weather, here in Italy it’s crazy! We have 9 degrees celsius and rainstorm… I want the sun to eat my salad! Thank you for all these beautiful recipes, they’re always a success!

  • Hi alyssa! Ive been eating quinoa but now,ill be enjoying eating this more cuz you gave me a brilliant idea…simply but irresistible recipe!
    Thank you! ����

  • Wow that is a great recipe. Being Indian, I never tried raw turmeric as we always cook termeric or boil it first but will try it for sure!!

  • My volume is off because baby is asleep so I’m reading the subtitles & she’s talking about pizza & other things completely different to what she is actually making �� not at all talking about any of the recipes!

  • Hi Alyssa, these salads look so yummy, thanks for inspiration:c) I’d like to ask about your awesome dishes I mean where do you buy/get these awesome bowls including the small blue one? Thank you very much and have a great week, Kamila:c))

  • Really appreciate your commitment to uploading this video. Good job! I’ve been pregnant and I cook at home so I know it ain’t easy!