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Crunchy Quinoa Salad

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2 cups quinoa (dry)

1 large English cucumber, diced

1-2 lb spinach, sliced

½ red onion

1 can chick peas

1 cup dried cherries, chopped

1 ½ cups slivered almonds


1 cup orange juice

½ cup red wine vinegar

¼ cup oil

2 TB agave or raw sugar

1 TB coriander

2 TB cumin

1 TB garlic powder

¼ cup of dried parsley

juice of ½ lemon

salt to taste


  1. Cook quinoa in 4 cups of water, add cumin, coriander, salt, garlic powder and powdered veggies broth. Bring to a boil, turn on low till water is evaporated. Cool.
  2. Prepare dressing. Taste and adjust seasonings

Mix all ingredients together