This is an easy, flavourful and nutritious plant based salad! Quinoa is a pretty awesome little grain because it is one of the the few grains that is a complete protein. Just 1 cup of cooked quinoa contains 8g of protein!

01_22_2019

Yield: 4 Servings


Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups cooked quinoa, cooled
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped dates
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl! Refrigerate for up to 5 days in a tightly sealed container. Enjoy!

Recipe By: Brittaney Berendsen RD, P.H.Ec.

 

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