Quinoa, Kale and Berry Salad

 

Smell of Rosemary - Quinoa, Kale and Berry Salad - Top

Simple yet delicious and full of nutrients, quinoa salad is great for lunch or as a side dish for any meat, and it will help you to lose any extra holiday pounds.

Quinoa, Kale and Berry Salad

Ingredients

1 1/3 cup of quinoa (8 ounces)
1 tablespoon of avocado oil
¼ cup of pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of sesame oil
1 ½ inch piece of root ginger, shredded
2 teaspoons of agave syrup
2 ounces of fresh spinach leaves
2 ounces of fresh kale, shredded
6 ounces of raspberries
4 ounces of blueberries

Smell of Rosemary - Quinoa, Kale and Berry Salad - Ingredients

Bring 1 quart of water to boil, add quinoa and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.

Meanwhile, heat the avocado oil on medium heat in a frying pan, then add pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds. Fry over medium heat until beginning to brown.

Smell of Rosemary - Quinoa, Kale and Berry Salad - Browning the Seeds

Next add soy sauce, sesame oil, agave syrup and shredded ginger root, mix until all ingredients are well combined.

Smell of Rosemary - Quinoa, Kale and Berry Salad - Browned Seeds and Soy Mixture

Add seeds and sauce mixture to the quinoa and let cool completely.

Smell of Rosemary - Quinoa, Kale and Berry Salad - Quinoa and Seeds Mixture

Next, add spinach leaves, shredded kale, and berries. Toss and serve.

Smell of Rosemary - Quinoa, Kale and Berry Salad - Qinoa Mixture, Greens and Berries

This recipe will make 4 servings.

Smell of Rosemary - Quinoa, Kale and Berry Salad

Preparation time: about 20 minutes.

Cooking time: minutes 10 to 12 minutes.

Inspired by a recipe found at the House & Garden website (www.houseandgarden.co.uk).

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