quinoa salad recipe

Quinoa Cold Summer Salad

During the summer I love having cold salads, it’s an easy way to get in raw veggies and who really feels like using the oven when it’s 100 degrees out! I love this recipe because it’s so simple and is always a crowd pleaser.

2 cups cooked quinoa

2 red/orange/yellow peppers chopped

1 cucumber chopped 1/2 cup corn kernels

1 can chickpeas DRESSING

2 large cloves chopped fresh garlic

1/8th cup olive oil

1/8th cup balsamic dressing

1. First prepare the dressing, letting the garlic marinate in the vinegar and oil

2. Cook the quinoa

3. While the quinoas cooking chop your veggies

4. Toss your veggies, beans, quinoa and dressing, refrigerate for a couple hours before serving

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