Monday, February 6, 2012

Quinoa & Beet Salad with Orange Dressing ( Gluten free, Grain free & Guilt Free)

 Trying to eat Healthy? Here is one easy, breezy , healthy & delicious salad recipe that is sure to bring  a kick to any meal. .......With the very refreshing taste it will surely satisfy your taste buds to the point of being addictive. 

Ingredients:

1 cup boiled Quinoa 
1 boiled & diced Beet
1 green onion finely chopped
Segments from 1/2 orange peeled & sliced
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1 tablespoon pecans or walnuts 

For the Dressing:

Juice of 1/2 orange ( I used freshly Juiced orange)
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tsp orange zest
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp sweetener of choice( I used Agave Nectar)
Salt & Black Pepper to taste


Preparation: 


Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl, quinoa, beet, onion, cranberries , walnuts & orange segments.
In another bowl mix all the ingredients together for the dressing & give it a good whisk . Add the dressing to the Quinoa mix , give it a stir & refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Goes well with any kinda meal & makes for an awesome side in the lunchbox.



Enjoy.................






Thanks a ton to Dear Nalini from Nalini's Kitchen for sharing the Fabulous Blog Award with me.........I feel greatly honoured. 

26 comments:

  1. unique and healthy salad..ur clicks are awesome.

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  2. Nice healthy and colorful salad.

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  3. looks so healthy and colorful..lovely clicks!!

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  4. look super healthy and yummy!

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  5. healthy and lovely salad ...........

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  6. That looks so awesome and yummy...

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  7. Very healthy and colorful looking salad. Wonderfully prepared.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  8. Wow. vibrant color and looks healthy

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  9. Aww, looks so comforting! nice recipe dear..

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  10. healthy and lovley click salad...neat click!

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  11. It looks healthy and delicious..Wonderful pictures!

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  12. Wow...loved it absolutely....loved the vibrant color!

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  13. love the colour and its a delicious and healthy salad..

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  14. If it's 3G free....then I am in for it...love the color...:-)

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  15. Such a healthy and delicious salad. nice combo

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  16. A healthy and delicious salad, indeed.

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  17. sooooo totally impressive..love this..
    Tasty Appetite

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  18. Such a lovely colour... Simply love it.

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  19. The salad looks pretty amazing and healthy! And I want to also thank you for that lovely comment on HC - very sweet of you :)

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  20. what a lovely looking salad,amazing capture and the salad looks enticing...Great clicks.......

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