Recipe: Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Cherries

recipe: Salads

PHOTO CREDIT: AmbitiousKitchen.com

This healthy salad recipe has a rainbow of colors and tasty ingredients that will blow your mind! This vegetarian salad is made with quinoa, cherries, goat cheese, and candied walnuts then dressed with a light vinaigrette dressing that is super simple to make. We love this as a main entree, but it also makes an exceptional side dish. This tasty salad is packed with nutrient dense ingredients that will give you tons of energy and also taste amazing!

Ingredients

  • (Dressing)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small lemon, juiced
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced fresh basil leaves
  • (Salad)
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pitted and diced sweet dark red cherries
  • 1/4 cup goat cheese crumbles
  • (Candies Walnuts)
  • 1/4 cup walnut halves & pieces
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar (brown sugar also works)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coconut oil

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