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Turmeric Quinoa Salad

For all my gluten-free gals and guys, this Turmeric Quinoa Salad is for you!

When it comes to grains, quinoa has the most impressive nutritional profile & cooks the fastest. Quinoa is gluten-free & high in protein.

Turmeric has a very distinct & not the best taste; this dish completely masks it but, you can still reap all the benefits. It's the best of both worlds!

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Ingredients you will need:

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa

  • 2 cups vegetable broth

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1/2 red onion, chopped

  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1/2 cup green onion, chopped

  • 1/3 cup raisins or cranberries

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

  • juice of one lemon

Recommended Toppings:

  • green onion, chopped

  • cilantro, chopped

  • juice of lemon or lime

  • almonds, chopped


1. Add quinoa & vegetable broth into a pot on high heat. Let it come to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low, cover & cook for 15 minutes until all liquid is absorbed.

2. Add the pepper, onion, tomato, green onion, raisins & turmeric into a large bowl & mix together.

3. Once the quinoa is ready, add to the rest of the vegetables & mix all together until well combined.

4. Add lemon juice, sea salt & pepper to taste.



Health Benefits from the ingredients in the Turmeric Quinoa Salad:

  • Bell Pepper boosts immunity, reduces inflammation, supports skin & Hair health, protects eye health

  • Cilantro promotes detoxification, helps reverse candida, boosts immunity, reduces inflammation, supports bones health

  • Onion boosts immunity, promotes heart health, reduces risk of cancer

  • Quinoa high in fiber & protein, controls blood sugar levels, high in antioxidants

  • Tomatoes reduces inflammation, promotes heart health, may help reduce risk of stroke

  • Turmeric supports skin health, detoxifies the liver, improves digestion, boosts the immune system & is a natural anti-inflammatory

xoxo Holly


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