Salads

Greek Quinoa Salad

Quinoa flavored with a hint of tomato tossed in a salad filled with cherry tomatoes, black olives, avocado, and cucumber. This salad is doused in a simple Greek salad dressing and topped with feta cheese.

6
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 and ½ tsp. Knorr tomato bouillon, optional but recommended!
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
¾ cup black olives (or sub kalamata olives)
1 ripe medium avocado
1 cup cucumber, chopped
¼ cup feta cheese
Dressing
¼ + 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. salt, or to taste preference
½ tsp. ground pepper
½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
Thoroughly wash your quinoa and follow package directions to cook the quinoa. Add the tomato bouillon when the water starts to boil. Slice the cherry tomatoes in half and slice the black olives either in...
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Nutritions

Calories
331

Sodium
645mg
26% DV

Fat
24g
37% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV