Quinoa Salad with Cranberries, Apples & Pecans

Quinoa Salad with Cranberries, Apples & Pecans


  • 3/4 organic quiona (+ 1.5 cups of water)
  • sea salt
  • 3-4 tbsp fresh, organic parsley chopped
  • 1 ripe, organic apple, washed, stemmed and cored, cut into piece
  • a handful or two cranberries (raisins work as well!)
  • ground pepper
  • a handful (or more) pecans (walnuts or almonds work too!)
  • Dressing: 2.5 tbsp virgin olive oil, 2 tbsp pineapple balsamic vinegar, 1 tbsp pure organic maple syrup


Bring 2 cups of water to boil. Add quinoa and salt. Cover, bring it to low and simmer for about 20 mins until the water is evaporated and the quinoa is tender. Add the rest of the ingredients. Fluff with fork. Mix the dressing and add. Fluff again


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