High Protein Fruit Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 4
High Protein Fruit Salad
Health Highlights
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
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 them in a large bowl along with blueberries. stir in chopped almonds.
  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 the cooked quinoa with a fork and add to a large bowl with fruit. Combine. Pour on dressing and mix well.
  5. Serve immediately or chill in the fridge until serving time.


 

Notes:

Quick Tip

  • Add 3 tbsp of hemp seeds for extra protein and healthy fats

Nutritional Highlights

  • 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 359
Calories from fat 107
Calories from saturated fat 9
Total Fat 11.9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.6 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 41 mg
Potassium 639 mg
Total Carbohydrate 58 g
Dietary Fiber 9.3 g
Sugars 26.2 g
Protein 10.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 2.5
Grain 1.6
Meat Alternative 0.5

Energy sources


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