Inspired by Pinch of Yum‘s creation, summer salads are refreshing and light – not to mention perfect for a fresh start to the day. After a weekend of indulging in all your favorites and perhaps a cheat day, this Green Goddess Quinoa Salad is a guilt-free, healthy vegan and gluten-free appetizer, snack or lunch for the week.

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This salad is easy, filling, and most importantly, DELICIOUS! As an added bonus, it is healthy in so many ways:

Quinoa is my protein go-to. Toss in an array of of veggies, and create anti-oxidant and nutrition packed rainbow of produce to your salad. My favorites are spinach, baby kale, yellow and orange bell peppers and cherry tomatoes – YUM!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 cup baby kale
  • 1/2 cup yellow and/or orange bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup (or to taste)Β Light & Creamy Green Goddess Dressing

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Toss all ingredients together to combine! Mix away!

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