Sunday, August 10, 2014

Strawberry Quinoa Spinach Cashew Salad

Ingredients

Dressing:
1/4 cup olive oil
3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 Tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
salt and pepper

Salad:
10 oz. fresh spinach, chopped (about 10 cups of torn leaves)
4 cups sliced strawberries (cleaned and hulled)
1 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
1 cup peaches, finely chopped
4 green onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup cashews

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the dressing ingredients and whisk together well.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  You can serve the dressing immediately or you can cover it and chill for an hour 
  2. In a large bowl, combine all the salad ingredients, except the cashews.  Add the dressing to the salad and toss.  Sprinkle cashews on top of the salad.
  3. Serve and enjoy! 


Recipe adapted from juliasalbum.com