Easy Snack/Lunch Recipe

I’m always on the look out for healthy recipes. I stumbled upon this delicious quinoa salad and it is the perfect make-ahead recipe for easy snackage or a quick lunch!

1 Cup Cooked Quinoa*

1 Diced Bell Pepper (I like to use red to add some vibrant color!)

1/2 Cup  Frozen Corn

1/2 Cup Frozen Edamame

1/2 Can Chick Peas (save the other half for salads)

1/2 Cup Sliced Almonds

1/2 Cup Dried Cranberries

1 TBS Olive Oil

1/2 Cup Chopped Cilantro

Juice of 1 Lime

Salt to taste

Just mix everything together in a big bowl and refrigerate. This salad is packed with protein from the chick peas and quinoa and edamame it will leave you feeling full and satisfied!

*To Cook Quinoa add 2 cups water and 1 cup quinoa to pot and bring to a boil and stir, reduce to a simmer and cover with lid. Cook for 20 minutes then fluff with fork.

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