Quinoa Salad

Read more about quinoa and how to prepare it at GoodFood.  This recipe serves 1; multiply ingredients accordingly.


  • 1/4 cup quinoa, red or white*
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1 large mushroom
  • Mung bean sprouts
  • Craisins or raisins


  • 3 tbsp virgin olive oil or cod liver oil
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Salt, pepper, herbs and spices to taste**


Slowly simmer the quinoa in 1/2 cup water until the water evaporates, about 15 mintues.  Meanwhile, cut up the vegetables.  Mix everything in a bowl and serve.

* For information on the value and preparation of quinoa, go to Good Food: Quinoa.

** It's best to use Real Salt (site) or sea salt, and fresh-ground pepper.  A general mix of seasonings like Mrs. Dash will work fine, plus maybe some basil or oregano.

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