Salads

Strawberry Pomegranate Quinoa Spinach Salad

by Judy Griffin on April 1, 2014

  Strawberry Pomegranate Quinoa Spinach Salad-Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 4 scallions, thinly sliced on the base 1 cucumber diced 2 cups of baby spinach sliced in strips 1/2 cup chopped parsley leaves 1/2 cup chopped mint leaves 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup pomegranate seeds (Trader Joe’s has convenient containers of seeds) 3 […]

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Sweet Potato & Kale Quinoa Medley

by Judy Griffin on January 30, 2014

Sweet Potato & Kale Quinoa Medley Ingredients: 1Tbsp of Sunflower oil 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Garlic cloves. thinly sliced 1 bunch of Kale 3-4 Sweet Potatoes, peeler 1 16 oz. can Black Beans, rinsed & strained (Eden Organic) ¼ cup sun dried tomatoes, chopped 1 red onion chopped Celtic Sea Salt & […]

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Roasted Butternut Rainbow Salad

by Judy Griffin on November 1, 2013

  Ingredients: Serves 4 1 small butternut squash-about 2 pounds 4 cups baby spinach (about 8 oz) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin coconut oil 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp minced fresh ginger 1 tsp cinnamon 1 teaspoon Celtic salt ¼ red onion, finely chopped ¼ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup crushed pecans  seeds of 1 pomegranate […]

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Quinoa Fiesta Romaine Wraps

by Judy Griffin on June 20, 2013

Quinoa Fiesta Romaine Wraps Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 4 cups cooked quinoa 2 cups edamame 1 zucchini peeled & chopped (cucumber is fine) 1 red onion, diced 1/4 c raw apple cider vinegar 1/2 c. olive oil 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice-2 limes 1 tsp Celtic Sea Salt 4 Tbsp. fresh cilantro 1/2 Red Pepper, […]

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Pomegranate Quinoa Spinach Salad

by Judy Griffin on May 5, 2013

Pomegranate Quinoa Spinach Salad serves 4 1 cup quinoa 1 teaspoon Himalayan or Celtic sea salt 4 scallions, thinly sliced on the base 1 cucumber diced 2 cups of baby spinach sliced in strips 1/2 cup chopped parsley leaves 1/2 cup chopped mint leaves 1 pear, peeled & chopped 1 cup pomegranate seeds  (Trader Joe’s […]

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Quinoa Tabouleh

by Judy Griffin on April 20, 2013

Quinoa Tabouleh- serves 6                       Ingredients: 3 cups cooked quinoa 1 bunch fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 cucumber, peeled & chopped into small pieces 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 bunch fresh mint, finely chopped Juice of 1 lemon 2 Tbsp Umeboshi Plum Vinegar ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Directions: Rinse 1½ of quinoa. […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Black Lentil Salad

by Judy Griffin on January 11, 2013

    1 Butternut Squash 1 bunch Swiss chard 3 fresh garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1 16 oz package of Black Lentils (Beluga) (you can buy these pre-cooked at trader Joes) 1 tsp, grated ginger ½ tsp sea salt ½ tsp fresh ground black pepper ½ tsp turmeric water to fill […]

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Roasted Butternut Quinoa Bliss

by Judy Griffin on October 26, 2012

                Roasted Butternut Quinoa Bliss –serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cups of cooked Red Quinoa ¼ cup dried apricots ¼ cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup of red onion, finely chopped 1 cup of watercress, chopped (baby spinach is fine) 2 Tbsp crushed raw almonds Dressing: 4 Tbsp  extra virgin […]

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Revitalizing Red Quinoa Wraps

by Judy Griffin on March 8, 2012

Revitalizing Red Quinoa Wraps 2 c. Red Quinoa (rinse before cooking) 4 cups of water 1/3 c. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 avocado chopped 1 chopped red onion Juice of 2 limes 1 c. chopped fresh cilantro Celtic Sea Salt to taste Optional Steam Collard Greens –to make wraps You can also use Romaine Lettuce […]

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