Welcome to another delightful recipe from HFS Performance & Nutrition!
Today, we're bringing you a mouthwatering Quinoa Tropical Salad that not only tantalizes your taste buds but also nourishes your body with vibrant goodness. This gluten-free and easily vegan-adaptable salad is a breeze to make, making it perfect for those busy days when you crave a nutritious and delicious meal.
So, let's dive right in!
1 cup cooked quinoa (opt for certified gluten-free quinoa if you have gluten intolerance)
Fruits and Veggies:
1 cup bell pepper, diced
½ cucumber, diced
1 cup mango, diced
1 cup pineapple, diced
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp cumin
3 garlic cloves, minced or crushed
½ tsp black pepper
1/4 cup parsley chopped
1/2 tsp salt - add more for personal taste
Oils & Liquids:
¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
¼ cup lemon juice
2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
Cook 1 cup of quinoa according to package instructions.
In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa with diced bell pepper, cucumber, mango, and pineapple.
Add turmeric, cumin, minced garlic, and black pepper to the mix. Adjust spices according to your taste preferences.
Drizzle Extra Virgin Olive Oil, lemon juice, and Red Wine Vinegar over the salad.
Toss all the ingredients together until well combined.
For an extra protein boost, top your salad with baked salmon or tofu for a vegan-friendly option.
Feel free to add more spices if desired.
Share the love! Enjoy this Quinoa Tropical Salad and don't forget to share this recipe with a friend who deserves a tasty and nutritious treat!
In just a few simple steps, you can create a vibrant and flavorful quinoa Salad that suits various dietary preferences. Whether you're gluten-free, vegan, or just looking for a quick and wholesome meal, this recipe has got you covered.
Add your choice of legumes/pulses and plant or animal protein for a protein-rich meal.
Give it a try, and let the tropical vibes elevate your taste experience!
With love from HFS Performance & Nutrition, where delicious meets healthy!