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quinoa fruit salad with oranges

Nutty Quinoa Fruit Salad


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 3 people 1x

Description

Perfect for breakfast or a midday snack, this fun twist on traditional fruit salad is loaded with healthy fats and antioxidants! Quinoa adds additional protein, while a Maple Cinnamon Dressing adds satisfying flavor!


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Ingredients

Quinoa Fruit Salad

  • 1 and 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 cups frozen wild blueberries, thawed (or other frozen berry) (Thawed berries will help add juice to the salad))
  • 1 large navel orange, peeled
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds

Cinnamon Maple Dressing

  • 24 TBS maple syrup, depending on sweetness preference
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Add all quinoa salad ingredients to a large bowl. Be sure to reserve the juices from the thawed fruit, as that will help coat the salad with flavor.
  2. Combine the maple syrup and cinnamon in a small bowl. Pour over the top of salad and stir to combine.
  3. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days.

  • Category: Breakfast, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish, Snack