As a vegetarian and vegan "flirt," I'm constantly looking for new meals that pack a ton of nutrients, flavor, and depth to them. Since shying away from meat, processed food, and most dairy, the list of what I can purchase at a grocery store has become quite small; which definitely has it's pro's and con's. Experimentation and willingness to try new foods is a must for my lifestyle. So when my Mom made this amazing new quinoa salad for me to try, I knew I had to feature it on here. Thanks Mom!
Originating from South America, quinoa was considered the "gold of the Incas" which they thought to be sacred. The Incas knew what was good for them! This superfood is packed with lots of amazing nutritional value, such as:
High in dietary fiber