High Protein Fruit Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 4
High Protein Fruit Salad
Health Rating
A refreshing and delicious healthy snack!

Ingredients


3/4 cup Quinoa, uncooked
2 cup slices Strawberries
2 cup Blueberries
1 cup pitted Sweet cherry, raw (sliced)
2 tbsp Maple syrup, pure (or other liquid sweetener)
1 tsp Balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp Lime juice (fresh)
1 pinch Kosher salt
1/2 cup whole Almonds, raw (chopped)

Instructions


1. Cook quinoa according to package directions.

2. Meanwhile, slice strawberries and cherries and place in a large bowl along with blueberries

3. Mix the dressing ingredients (maple syrup, balsamic, lime juice, salt) in a small jar and adjust to taste if necessary. Note: You may have to double the dressing recipe if your salad is quite large.

4. Fluff cooked quinoa with a fork and add to large bowl with fruit. Combine. Pour on dressing and mix well.

 

5. Serve immediately or chill in the fridge until serving time.

 

Notes:

Berries

are packed with antioxidants called anthocyanins and they are a great source of fiber

Quinoa

is very high in fiber and is a complete protein, it is low on the glycemic index and naturally gluten-free


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 371
Calories from fat 109
Calories from saturated fat 9.2
Total Fat 12.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 49 mg
Potassium 617 mg
Total Carbohydrate 55 g
Dietary Fiber 8.9 g
Sugars 23.8 g
Protein 10.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 2.5
Grain 1.6
Meat Alternative 0.5

Energy sources


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