Quinoa Salad

I simply love quinoa. It is so versatile you can add it to salads, have it for breakfast in cereals, porridges and pancakes. Use it to make  stuffings, burgers and so much more. I just love it! It is a great source of protein and perfect if you are vegan. I will often take a break from eating meat and eggs and this is perfect. This is a very simple salad that can be eaten on its own in the summer or as a side dish in the colder weather.


1/2 cup of quinoa

12 cherry tomatoes

1/2 a cucumber

1-2 spring onions

1 small avocado

1 tablespoon of pumpkin seeds

a handful of coriander

a handful of parsely

olive oil


salt and pepper


feta cheese


Rinse the quinoa well and place in a pan with one cup of water or follow manufacturers instructions on the package. Add some salt and italian mixed herbs and bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or till all the water has been absorbed and the quinoa is lovely and fluffy. Leave it on the side to cool. In the meantime chop all the other ingredients and place in a bowl. Once the quinoa has cooled transfer it into the bowl, add the dressing and enjoy!




Published by daniatrapani

I believe in teaching, educating and making people aware of their health, diet and lifestyle choices. I encourage my clients to understand the importance of a healthy diet as well as a balanced lifestyle in order to achieve optimum results. Each of my clients is treated as an individual and I combine a mixture of nutrition and naturopathy to create a tailored health programme.

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