Cook the quinoa in medium size pan. Add two cups of water to the pot and let it boil. Once boiling add the quinoa, let boil for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes bring to a simmer, boiling off the water and cooking the quinoa. The quinoa should be soft fluffy looking when done. While that is occurring, peel the carrot into strips and dice the avocado and apricots. For the dressing whisk together in a bowl the oil, molasses, lemon juice, sumac, chopped dill and mint.
After letting the quinoa cool mix together the other ingredients and drizzle on the dressing, salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy cool or warm.
Optional: chopped cilantro and sesame seeds for garnish
For the dressing-
2 teaspoon honey
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
For the rice bring 2 cups of water to a boil and add the rice. Let the rice boil for 5 minutes and then turn down to a simmer, to let the water boil off. Bring your oven to 400 degrees, while your chopping up the sweet potato into small pieces. Toss the the sweet potato with some light salt, pepper and olive oil ( or other preferred cooking oil), bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until the...