quinoa salad with apple, arugula & craisins

Dinner last night: quinoa salad with apple, arugula & craisins, with baked sweet potatoes on the side.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 small apples
  • handful of craisins
  • arugula
  • balsalmic vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste

Add the uncooked quinoa and 2 cups of water to a medium pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. Add salt and pepper to taste.  When cooled slightly, turn out into a large bowl.

Chop apples and toss in mixing bowl. Add in argula, craisins, and cheese (if desired). Add quinoa to mixing bowl. Top with balsalmic vinegar or lemon juice. Serve!

Other Quinoa Recipes:

Quinoa Salad with Apples, Walnuts, Dried Cranberries & Gouda

BLT-A Quinoa Salad

Mecca Azteca Salad

Quinoa with Roasted Red Peppers, Spinach & Goat Cheese

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