Quinoa salad with fruit

Quinoa salad with fruit

Indeed, traditional fruit salads often lack in protein and may leave you feeling less than satisfied. However, my Quinoa Salad with Fruit is here to redefine the concept of fruit salads entirely. By incorporating quinoa, a superfood grain packed with essential amino acids and known for its satiating properties, this salad becomes a nutritious and filling option.

The combination of quinoa with a sweet mix of berries, honey, and basil not only adds depth of flavor but also boosts the protein content, making it a substantial dish that can stand alone as a veggie main or serve as a satisfying side salad. Prepare to experience fruit salad in a whole new light with this recipe!

Quinoa salad with fruit

To start, cook the quinoa according to the package instructions.

Quinoa salad with fruit process

In a small bowl, whisk together the honey and lime juice until well combined, then set aside. This combination will infuse the fruit with plenty of delicious flavor.

Quinoa salad with fruit recipe

Mix the cooked quinoa, fruit, and basil together until well combined. Then, drizzle the honey-and-lime mixture over the fruit and quinoa, stirring thoroughly to ensure everything is evenly coated. Your quinoa fruit salad is now ready to enjoy! With each bite offering a zesty burst of fruit and quinoa, this salad is sure to become a new favorite.

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INGREDIENTS:

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cook quinoa according to package.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk the honey and lime until well combined and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl add cooked quinoa, fruit, basil and mix until well incorporated.
  4. Add honey lime mixture and drizzle, stirring until evenly mixed.
  5. Serve and enjoy!
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