Healthy way of eating.

Today I decided to make something with Quinoa. I really love this grain and for those of you who are not familiar with Quinoa, please click on this link below for some information.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quinoa

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~Quinoa Salad Recipe~

Yields- 6 servings

Ingredients-

2 cups of cooked quinoa

1 red bell pepper-chopped

2 roma tomatoes- chopped

1 cup of chopped parsley

1 cup of chopped fresh basil

1 cup of chopped fresh mint

1/4 chopped white onion

2 lemons- juiced

1 lime- juiced

1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil

1/4 tsp of sea salt

ground pepper

1 clove of garlic minced

Directions-

Cook 2 cups of water in a medium sauce pan and boil. Add in 1 cup of quinoa. Cook for about 12 minutes. Remove from heat and add to a large bowl. Add in all the ingredients, and toss with olive oil and lemon juice. Cover and chill for about 1 hour to let the flavors all combine together. Serve with fresh cheese on top, preferably Parmesan.

Kali Orexi.

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