A hearty salad to eat in the garden!
A few weeks ago I stopped by the home of my friend Kittee (of Cake Maker to the Stars), where my hungry tummy was generously fed a delightful bowl of quinoa salad. Quinoa salads are so easy and healthful. I asked myself, "Why don't I make these more often?" So later that day I did just that.
Here's what my quinoa salad contained:
canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
an apple, chopped
dried and sweetened cranberries
the zest and juice of a lime (or two)
fresh-from-the-garden mint, chopped
onion stems, chopped (also from the garden)
chipotle olive oil
salt and pepper
I topped it with garden collards, chopped and sauteed with tamari, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, and red pepper flakes.
It was really good! What are you waiting for? Go make a quinoa salad!