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Hello Lovelies! Hope you are all well. Today I made a really tasty salad for lunch and am excited share it with you all!

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Quinoa Veggie & Cilantro Lime Salad

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Ingredients

½ a yellow pepper chopped

½ a tomato chopped

¼ of an onion chopped

½ cup cilantro chopped

1 cup of quinoa

½ a clove of garlic

1 lime

salt- to taste

cumin- to taste

cayenne pepper- to taste

Directions

This recipes is super simple and quick.. the only thing that takes some time is the quinoa.

  1. Bring 1 1/2 cups of water to a boil. Once it’s boiled add a cup of quinoa and let simmer for 15 minutes or until all the water is soaked.
  2. Chop up all of your veggies while that is cooking.
  3. Bled the fresh of juice of the lime with the garlic, cumin, cayenne and salt.
  4. Add dressing to the cooked quinoa and mix.. next, add veggies and you have yourself a meal!!
  • Yellow Bell Peppers are full of antioxidants that help neutralize free radicals in the body, full of vitamin A, C & B6, which is needed for chemicals reactions that include brain and immune functions.
  • Quinoa is a great source of protein and fiber.
  • Tomatoes are full of lycopenes that are responsible for their color. Lycopenes are known for their antioxidant properties but research has also been shown it contributes to bone health.
  • In human studies onions have been shown to increase bone density. They also provide anti-inflammatory benefits.

Hope you all have a lovely weekend! I will be in Palm Springs and am getting certified to teach teach PiYo as well!! 🙂

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