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.
- 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
In a small bowl combine the yogurt, 1 tablespoon lime juice and the mint.
Pour over the cooked quinoa and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
In another bowl combine the fruit, agave nectar and remaining lime juice.
Cover and refrigerate each bowl for 2 hours, to allow the flavors to emerge.
Combine the fruit with the quinoa and serve.
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 114 calories, 1 fat, 13mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate, 2.5g fiber, and 6g protein.