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.
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.