This salad skyrocketed to the top of my ‘gotta have this in the fridge’ list. It is light, fresh, clean and healthy. I love the addition of the Upland cress, which is a type of Watercress, available locally. It’s the perfect thing for lunch, or for those mad moments when you really need something to eat, but want to be good. I’m crazy about this salad. Get some in your fridge!
Measure out a half cup of quinoa and cook according to package directions.
I make the quinoa the day before so that it can chill overnight.
1 package of Watercress. Remove leaves from stems and rinse.
1 half of a sweet, yellow pepper, chopped.
2 green onions, chopped.
1 half of a zucchini, chopped
3 radishes, sliced thin
1/4 cup of grated carrot
1 lemon juiced
1/4 cup of olive oil
1 tablespoon of dijon mustard
1 tablespoon of coconut vinegar
1 tablespoon of honey
salt and pepper
Place all ingredients in a glass jar. Close the lid and shake the heck out of it.
Combine quinoa, Watercress and veggies.
Drizzle in the vinaigrette a small amount at a time.
Taste it as you go, combining everything well.
Avoid soaking the salad with dressing - use a light touch.
You won’t use the entire batch of vinaigrette. Save the rest for a green salad.
Jun 23, 18 10:01 PM
If you’ve never tried your hand at a Thai recipe, I encourage you to consider giving this one a go.
May 28, 18 10:03 PM
This slightly exotic, main entree is most definitely a guest-worthy dish.
Apr 15, 18 01:32 PM
The combination of diverse ingredients meld beautifully via the slow cook method, culminating in a surprisingly, delicious dish.
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