Quick Colourful Quinoa Green Salad

Goodness I love quinoa. See here and here, oh and here. You can say that I’m a little coo coo for quinoa. 😉

It’s just so deliciously easy and simple enough to make into a great healthy, hearty dish!

For lunch the other day, I thought I’d turn it up a notch! I adore spices in my food and decided to make it flavourful (Moroccan style) and top it off with LOTS of greens, of course! It was a perfect lunch to enjoy outside and kept me full and satisfied until my next meal. Plus, look how beautiful and vibrant the colours are of delicious whole foods?  This recipe is really easy, check it out for yourself…


What you’ll need:

2 cups of COOKED organic white quinoa

1 cup of organic chickpeas (drained and rinsed)

1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper

1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon of chili powder or chili flakes

1/4 teaspoon of turmeric

1/2 teaspoon of coriander

Juice of one lemon

1/4 teaspoon of himalayan salt

1 teaspoon of garlic powder and onion powder

1/4 cup of chopped parsley (optional)

Ground black pepper to taste (and lots of it in my opinion!)

Bell peppers and cucumbers, chopped

Toss all of the ingredients and combine thoroughly. Pair with arugula, baby spinach and pea sprouts!



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