Gluten-Free Quinoa Fruit Salad

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Gluten-Free Quinoa Fruit Salad

Gluten-Free Quinoa Fruit Salad

This refreshing salad combines fruit with a quinoa base, making it perfect for summer. Quinoa is a gluten-free, protein-packed seed that contains all 9 essential amino acids. Add a side of lean protein to your salad for a highly nutritious, balanced meal or eat alone as a great snack.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 114 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup plain non-fat greek yogurt
  • 4 Tablespoons lime juice, divided
  • 1-15 fresh mint leaves, minced
  • 4 cups cooked quinoa
  • optional dash of salt and pepper
  • 2 cup blueberries
  • 2 cup green grapes, halved
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 2 teaspoon agave nectar

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl combine the yogurt, 1 tablespoon lime juice and the mint. 

  2. Pour over the cooked quinoa and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. In another bowl combine the fruit, agave nectar and remaining lime juice.

  4. Cover and refrigerate each bowl for 2 hours, to allow the flavors to emerge.

  5. Combine the fruit with the quinoa and serve.

  6. Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 114 calories, 1 fat, 13mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate, 2.5g fiber, and 6g protein. 

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