Cinnamon Apple, Walnut, Kale And Quinoa Salad
 
 
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Ingredients
  • ⅔ cup dry or 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 3 large handfuls kale, stalks removed & finely chopped (I used pre-washed baby kale)
  • 3 medium apples, cored & diced (use sweet variety)
  • 5 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 cup walnut halves or pieces
  • Cinnamon Dressing:
  • ¼ cup olive oil, extra virgin
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • ½ lemon, juice of
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook dry quinoa as per package instructions. If using leftover quinoa measure 2 cups. Add to a large mixing bowl along with kale, walnuts, apples and celery.
  2. In a small skillet, toast walnuts on low-medium heat until lightly brown, about 5 minutes. Stir frequently and watch closely not to burn. Transfer to a bowl with other ingredients.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together Cinnamon Dressing ingredients, pour over salad and stir gently. Serve cold or warm, on its own or with chicken or turkey.
  4. Storage Instructions: Refrigerate salad without the dressing for up to 2 days. Dressing keeps well refrigerated for a few weeks. All dressed salad stays fresh in the fridge for up to 1 day.
Recipe by fitlife.tv at http://fitlife.tv/13-quinoa-bowls-that-make-it-easy-and-delicious-to-eat-clean_original/nutrition/