Quinoa is a definite staple in my kitchen! This simple salad using leftover quinoa is super fast and easy to make. Plus you get the benefit of energizing B vitamins, muscle-relaxing magnesium, and blood-sugar-balancing fibre. What’s not to love?
2 cups cooked white quinoa
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
½ cup cucumber, diced
½ cup black olives, pitted and chopped
½ red bell pepper, diced
¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
½ tsp sea salt
Pinch fresh ground black pepper
Pinch cayenne pepper
1 tsp dried oregano
Juice of ½ lemon
Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix well.
Peggy Kotsopoulos is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who empowers people to live a vibrant and healthy life by encouraging them to make healthier lifestyle and dietary choices that are realistic and delicious! Peggy is the resident nutritionist on CBC’s Steven and Chris Show and has also been featured on CBC News, CityTV and Virgin Radio.