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Almond Butter Quinoa Salad

Make your lunch more healthy and tasty with this nutrient rich Quinoa Salad

Preparation Time:  10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 30 minutesServings: 1 Bowl


  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • Lemon Juice (2 lemons, divided)
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 4 tablespoons almond butter
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 2 cups arugula


  1. Pre-Heat oven to 425°.
  2. In a medium pan over high heat, add quinoa, 1 cup water and juice of 1 lemon to a boil, season it with salt, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer the mix until liquid is absorbed, for about 10 minutes and allow it to cool.
  3. On a separate baking sheet, toast nuts until crunchy for about 10 minutes.
  4. Slice cucumber and other veggies in half lengthwise.
  5. In a bowl, prepare a mix of almond butter, oil, remaining juice of 1 lemon and chili flakes.
  6. In another bowl, combine quinoa, toasted nuts, veggies and arugula. Toss them all well with dressing.


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