Green tea summer fruit quinoa salad 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups tri colored quinoa • (cook according to package, but use green tea broth instead of water)
  • 1 cup cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1 cup pomegranate aerials
  • 1 cup peaches, diced
  • 1 cup nectarines, diced
  • To taste parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint
  • 3/4 cup almonds, slivered
  • 2 cups spinach

Dressing Ingredients

Yields 2 ½ cups | Serving size = 2 Tbsp.

  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey (optional)
  • 1/4 cup orange zest
  • 1 Tsp pink peppercorns, ground or black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Kosher salt
  • 1 cup avocado oil or walnut oil

Directions

Toss all ingredients in a large bowl and chill. • Toss with the dressing right before serving.
 

Optional:

Serve with brown rice, farro or your favorite grain! It's nice to top with an avocado and tomato salad tossed in olive oil and lime juice.

Nutritional Facts

Salad per serving: Calories: 156 | Total Fat: 6g | Saturated fat: 0g | Sodium: 12mg | Total Carbohydrate: 23g | Dietary Fiber: 5g | Sugars: 9g | Protein: 5g | Vitamin A: 1068 IU | Calcium: 56.9 mg

Dressing per serving: Calories: 112 | Total Fat: 11g | Saturated fat: 1g | Sodium: 349mg | Total Carbohydrate: 4g | Sugars: 4g | Protein: 0g

You and your caregivers can learn more about proper nutrition by attending nutrition classes, healthy cooking demonstrations and celebrity chef events in our Gourmet Teaching Kitchen.

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