High Protein Quinoa Walnut Fruit Salad Recipe

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Submitted by nicoleliston

Makes 6 servings



High Protein Quinoa Walnut Fruit salad

Recipe Ingredients for High Protein Quinoa Walnut Fruit salad

3/4 cup dry quinoa
1 pint strawberries
4 oz blueberries
1 apple
1 pear
2 tbsp pure maple syrup
1 tsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 salt
1/2 cup walnuts
3 tablespoons sunflower seeds

Recipe Directions for High Protein Quinoa Walnut Fruit salad

  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, chop the fruit and place in a large bowl.

  3. Mix the dressing ingredients (maple syrup, balsamic, lime juice, salt) in a small jar and adjust to taste if necessary. Note: You may have to double the dressing recipe if your salad is quite large.

  4. Fluff cooked quinoa with a fork and add to large bowl with fruit. Combine. Pour on dressing and mix well. Serve immediately or chill in the fridge until serving time. Serves 2-3 as a main or 4-6 as a side. Or if you are reeeeally hungry 2 people!

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 173.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
224
Calories from Fat
76
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.4g
13%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
31mg
1%
Potassium
359mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
33.9g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
14.4g
Protein
6.4g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 67%
Calcium 4% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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