Quinoa is a great side dish but why not make it part of the main dish. This recipe is quick and easy. It serves 2 people as the main dish but can be made as is to serve 6 as a side dish.
1 Cup dry Quinoa
2 Cups Water
Pinch of Salt
Wash the Quinoa in a strainer. Boil the 2 cups of water and 1cup Quinoa for 5 minutes and then turn the heat to low and let simmer of 15 minutes. Let it cool to room temperature.
Honey Lime Dressing
1 Large Lime, Juiced
3 Tablespoon Honey
2 Tablespoon thinly sliced Mint
Mix together the lime, honey and mint and let sit for 10 minutes.
Fruit: Can use any fruits that are in season and fresh
1 1/2 Cups of pitted Cherries
1 1/2 Cups Blueberries
1 1/2 Cups Strawberries
1 1/2 Cups Apples
Cut the fruit while the Quinoa is cooking. Looking for similar sized pieces.
Combine the Quinoa and fruit together, tossing them in a large bowl to make sure everything is combined evenly. Drizzle on the dressing and add extra mint if you'd like. Serve at room temperature or cool in the fridge for later. Enjoy!!!!