Spring Super Food Salad

This simple, seasonal salad is a must try. Perfectly balanced with plant-based protein, healthy fat, and complex carbohydrates, it’s a crowd pleasing favorite for meat lovers and vegetarians alike.

Blueberry & Quinoa Arugula Spring Salad: 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked red quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 6 cups arugula
  • 1/2-1 whole avocado (sliced)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1teaspoon salt and pepper

Directions:
Bring 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa and 1 cup water to boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Meanwhile, mix lemon juice, olive oil, and salt and pepper together. Add to cooked quinoa, along with remaining ingredients (except avocado), and stir. Top with sliced avocado and enjoy.

Makes 2-4 Servings.

Sources:

EatingWell.com

Authority Nutrition

Med-Health.net

Sweetlifewellness.com

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