Salads

Lunch Boosting Quinoa Fruit Salad

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Lunch Boosting Quinoa Fruit Salad: A tri-colored quinoa salad packed with juicy fruits and dressed in a strawberry dressing. This salad is vibrant, filling, healthy, and delicious!

4
2 cups quinoa, cooked
1 large mango
1 container (6 ounces) blueberries
2 cups chopped strawberries
4 cutie / mandarin oranges, peeled and separated
1 heaping cup fresh blueberries
½ cup feta cheese
Dressing:
1/3 cup agave
1/3 cup white rice vinegar
1 Tbsp poppyseeds
10 medium strawberries
Peel and chop the mango. Wash the blueberries. Wash and dry the strawberries. Peel and separate the cuties. Gently mix together the cool quinoa, fruits and feta. Prepare the dressing: In a blender, combine...
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Nutritions

Calories
836

Sodium
395mg
16% DV

Fat
13g
20% DV

Protein
23g
47% DV

Carbs
163g
55% DV

Fiber
22g
89% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV