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7/3 Salad of the Day

Posted by on Jul. 3, 2013 at 7:06 AM
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8
40 minutes

1/4 cup sliced almonds
2 cups water
1 cup quinoa
2 cups spinach leaves
1 cup granny smith apples, chopped
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup Poppy Seed Dressing

In a 3-quart sauce pan, bring water to a boil. Stir in quinoa, cover and reduce heat to medium-low.

Simmer for 12 minutes or until quinoa has absorbed all the water. Remove from heat, fluff, cover and let stand another 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350. Spread almonds on baking sheet, and toast 7 to 10 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally.

Lay 10 to 15 spinach leaves flat on top of one another on cutting board. Roll tightly into cylinder, then slice into slivers. Repeat with remaining spinach.

Toss together almonds, quinoa, spinach, apples, cucumber, chickpeas and red onion. Pour Dressing over quinoa salad and toss to coat. Chill 30 minutes to allow flavors to develop.

Vegetable Salad

by on Jul. 3, 2013 at 7:06 AM
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michiganmom116
by Platinum Member on Jul. 3, 2013 at 7:07 AM

from saladaday.org

Kmakksmom
by on Aug. 3, 2013 at 11:37 PM

Not for me.

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