Quinoa/Chia Fruit Salad

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Dave T.

By
@AirRail

Another healthy take off on a simple Appalachian classic fruit salad, made with quinoa and chia. Refreshing, cool, fruity and a great way to end a meal, or have as a lite lunch. Not blan and tasteless and boring by any means. Enjoy!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Several
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    quinoa uncooked
  • 1 Tbsp
    chia seeds
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    honey (i use sugar free imitation)
  • 3 Tbsp
    lime juice (fresh or bottled)
  • 1 large
    orange, juiced
  • 1 large
    apple (peeled and diced)
  • 1/3 c
    each dried cherries, dried cranberries
  • 2/3 c
    toasted pecans
  • Dash
    ground ginger

How to Make Quinoa/Chia Fruit Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring 1/2 c dried quinoa and 1Tbs of chia seeds in one cup of water to a boil, reduce to low, cover and cook 15min, rinse and let cool
  2. Toast pecans in a 400 degree oven for 4 min remove and ruff chop, chop cherries and cranberries, peel and chop Apple (I like a crisp sweet apple)
  3. Mix together honey, olive oil, ginger and lime juice, pour over quinoa mixture
  4. Add pecans, apple, cherries and cranberries. Mix together. Mix in orange juice a dash of ground ginger and chill, enjoy!!!!!

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