Quinoa and Black Beans! #YUM

Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids. It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants.

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Tip: You can also stuff this salad into a pepper and serve cool OR top this over a chopped spinach and romaine and make a salad bowl.

Quinoa and Black Bean Salad Ingredients:

  • ¾ Cup Quinoa

  • 1 ¼ Cups of water

  • Pinch of sea salt

  • 2 cups cooked black beans

  • ½ cup chopped red pepper

  • 4 tablespoons of sunflower seeds

  • 4 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds

  • 1/2 chopped avocado

Boil 1 ¼ water and then add Quinoa and salt. Cover and reduce heat until all water is removed. Place all ingredients into mixing bowl. Let Quinoa cool. Then add Quinoa.

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