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Monday, June 11, 2012

Red Quinoa with Spinach, Apple, Cranberries, Walnuts and Daiya Cheese

From Tosca Reno's Blog

1/2 cup red quinoa, cooked according to directions
1/2 apple, chopped (I used a delicious Honeycrisp)
1/4 cranberries (fresh not dried, sure they’re tart but cranberries are supposed to be)
1/2 cup spinach
2 tbsp walnuts, chopped
Daiya Vegan Cheese

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp raw honey
salt and pepper to taste
pinch of cumin

1. Assemble all ingredients into bowl and mix.
2. In separate bowl, combine dressing ingredients and whisk. Add dressing to quinoa mixture, mix again.
3. Divide and serve.

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