High Protein Fruit Salad

High Protein Fruit Salad

A refreshing and delicious healthy snack!
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 15 min 25 min 4

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.

 

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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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

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