Recipe: Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Cherries

recipe: Salads


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!


  • (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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