Salads

Susan's Quinoa Salad

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I think I'm in love. With this salad. It's easy, it's yummy, and it's healthy. About the only thing that would make it better would be if someone else made it for me. Since that's not likely to happen, at least not anytime soon, I guess it doesn't get any better than this.

6
1 cup quinoa
2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 tomato, diced
1 avocado, diced
1/2 bell pepper, diced (I used a yellow bell pepper this time)
1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped (I LOVE cilantro!!)
1 lime, juiced
1 tablespoon olive oil
Combine quinoa and chicken broth in a medium sized sauce pan and place on the stove over high heat. Once it starts to boil, reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Simmer for 15 minutes, or until all liquid...
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Nutritions

Calories
308

Sodium
72mg
3% DV

Fat
14g
22% DV

Protein
19g
39% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
4g
19% 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