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. 


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


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.


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