Rainbow Quinoa Salad with Chicken

Join Our Brain Warrior Tribe!

FREE ... Instant Gift, Health Tips and Recipes!
Plus you'll get free support for your journey of healing through my weekly newsletter.
     
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter
Visit Us
LinkedIn
Pinterest
Pinterest
Instagram
RSS
YouTube
YouTube
Follow by Email
Print Recipe
Rainbow Quinoa Salad with Chicken
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Add to Meal Plan:
This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan
Add to Shopping List
This recipe is in your Shopping List
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup red quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 zest from one lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds or 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 cup garbanzo beans rinsed and drained (always soak overnight and cook thoroughly; only use canned beans in a pinch)
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil chopped
  • 3 cups chicken breast baked or grilled chopped, hormone-free, antibioticfree, free-range
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup red quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 zest from one lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds or 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 cup garbanzo beans rinsed and drained (always soak overnight and cook thoroughly; only use canned beans in a pinch)
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil chopped
  • 3 cups chicken breast baked or grilled chopped, hormone-free, antibioticfree, free-range
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Add to Meal Plan:
This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan
Add to Shopping List
This recipe is in your Shopping List
Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa well. Combine quinoa with 2 cups water in a medium pot and bring it to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until water is absorbed and quinoa is fluffy. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. In a small bowl, mix olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix quinoa, pomegranate seeds, green onions, yellow pepper, baby spinach, and garbanzo beans.
  4. Stir in basil and toss with prepared dressing.
  5. Top with chicken.
  6. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
Recipe Notes

NeuroVite Plus
A very powerful, well-rounded multivitamin-mineral supplement with added brain boosting nutraceuticals. The best brain and body multi you can take! Get 21% OFF with coupon code TANA21 at checkout.

 

 

The Difference Between Pleasure & Happiness, with Dr. Robert Lustig ... Listen now on The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast.

 

 

 

Nutrition Facts
Rainbow Quinoa Salad with Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 183mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 0.25g
Protein 28g 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition Facts
Rainbow Quinoa Salad with Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 183mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 0.25g
Protein 28g 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

More recipes...