Mediterranean Quinoa Power Salad
Ingredients1 cup dry quinoa2 cups vegetable broth or filtered water2 cups spinach, chopped1 cup garbanzo beans (chick peas)1 cup grape tomatoes, halved¼ cup red pepper, chopped¼ cup red onion, chopped10 kalamata olives, halved¼ cup crumbled feta cheese1 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped1 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped1 tbsp. fresh oregano, chopped¼ cup hemp seeds5 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil5 tbsp. red wine vinegar1 tbsp. Dijon mustardCeltic sea salt and ground pepper to taste
Directions1. In a saucepan, combine quinoa and vegetable broth/water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until quinoa softens and liquid evaporates — about 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat, allow to cool, and place in a large bowl.2. Whisk together extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper and set aside.3. Once quinoa is cool, add remaining ingredients and gently toss. Divide and serve.
Note: Recipe may easily be doubled or tripled to yield amazing leftovers. 

Mediterranean Quinoa Power Salad

Ingredients
1 cup dry quinoa
2 cups vegetable broth or filtered water
2 cups spinach, chopped
1 cup garbanzo beans (chick peas)
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
¼ cup red pepper, chopped
¼ cup red onion, chopped
10 kalamata olives, halved
¼ cup crumbled feta cheese
1 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
1 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
1 tbsp. fresh oregano, chopped
¼ cup hemp seeds
5 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
5 tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
Celtic sea salt and ground pepper to taste

Directions
1. In a saucepan, combine quinoa and vegetable broth/water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until quinoa softens and liquid evaporates — about 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat, allow to cool, and place in a large bowl.
2. Whisk together extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper and set aside.
3. Once quinoa is cool, add remaining ingredients and gently toss. Divide and serve.

Note: Recipe may easily be doubled or tripled to yield amazing leftovers. 

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