Quinoa Salad

Yesterday I went to a potluck birthday party for my brother. He requested that I bring a side-dish, so I decided to make a quinoa salad. It turned out quite tasty. This recipe can easily be adjust using whatever ingredients you have on hand.

The recipe below makes a very large bowl full. Probably 10 – 12 servings.


Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

2 cups uncooked quinoa
3 large carrots, grated
2 celery sticks, diced
1/2 jicama, grated
1/4 cup raisins

Dressing ingredients:
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
2-3 tbsp. mustard
1 tsp. honey
1-2 tbsp. dill
3 cloves of garlic, crushed
Fresh basil, chopped finely
1/4 cup olive oil
Salt to taste


  1. Rinse quinoa, add 3 cups of water, and ~1 tsp. salt. Bring to a boil then turn down to low and let simmer for about 15 minutes.
  2. While quinoa is cooking prepare all of the other ingredients. I used a food processor to grate the carrots and the jicama, which made it quick and easy.
  3. Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl. Add the dressing and mix together well.
  4. Refrigerate until cold and then taste and adjust as needed.
  5. Enjoy!

About Maya

Health Coach, Spirit Coach, intuitive cook, cooking teacher, energy healer, Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner, soccer player, lover of life...
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