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Sunshine Quinoa Salad from Jesse Lane Lee’s cookbook “HEALTHY FRESH SALADS”!

Sunshine Quinoa Salad from Jesse Lane Wellness Cookbook Healthy Fresh Salads #jlwcookbook

Sunshine Quinoa Salad

Jesse Lane Lee ~ BSc, Holistic Nutritionist & Cookbook Author ~ has created, yet again, an awesome and deeeeeelicious cookbook! This one is HEALTHY FRESH SALADS!

For ONLY $7.99, you receive:

  • Over 30 gluten-free, unique, and fresh salad recipes created by Holistic Nutritionists
  • A delicious cookbook with full-colour vibrant pictures
  • Guide to creating the ultimate salad
  • Instructions on how to clean fruits and veggies
  • Information about GMO foods and how to avoid them
  • Importance of eating the rainbow
  • Guide to buying fresh produce on a budget

This Sunshine Quinoa Salad from Jesse Lane Wellness Cookbook Healthy Fresh Salads is a crunchy burst of sunshine and flavour! It contains hydrating cucumber, crunchy carrot, spicy radishes, sweet cranberries, and detoxifying coriander. The flavours come together really well over a bed of quinoa and arugula. Quinoa is a great gluten-free source of protein that acts as a base for this dish and will help you stay full for hours.

(no soy, dairy-free, vegan, vegetarian)

Prep time: 20 minutes | Inactive prep time: 30 minutes | Serving size: 4


2 cups cooked quinoa (1/2 cup dry cooked in 1 cup water)

1/2 cucumber, diced

1 large carrot, shredded or thinly diced

4-5 radishes, finely diced

1/4 cup slivered almonds

1/4 cup dried cranberries

1/4-1/2 cup chopped coriander (or parsley depending on your preference)

Juice of 1 lemon

2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp hemp or flax oil

4 cups of baby arugula (optional)

2 avocados (optional), sliced

Salt and pepper to taste


Toss all ingredients in a large mixing bowl (minus the arugula) and let it sit for 30 to 60 minutes.

Place 1 cup of arugula in bowl and 1 cup of quinoa salad on top. Top with ½ avocado if using.

(Recipe by Andrea Kmecza)

To buy Jesse’s cookbook, HEALTHY FRESH SALADS for only $7.99, click HERE.



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