Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas and Avocados
Recipe type: Salad
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Serves: 2-4
This quinoa salad is full of protein and healthy fats - perfect for lunch or as a side salad with dinner.
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup chickpeas
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons dried coconut flakes
  • 2 Tablespoons raw pepitas
  • 1 Tbsp. avocado oil
  • 1 Tablespoon raw coconut vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • coarse sea salt, to taste
  • 4 cups wild baby arugula (or another baby green)
  1. Toss quinoa, chickpeas, avocado, green onions, coconut flakes, and pepitas together in a medium bowl. Pour the oil and vinegar over the top, sprinkle with the cumin and a pinch of coarse sea salt. Stir well.
  2. Lay arugula out onto four small salad plates and divide the quinoa salad between them. Serve immediately.
  3. Note: quinoa salad can be made in advance, but don't add arugula until just before serving.
  4. Yield 4 side salads, or 2 main dish
Recipe by Cafe Johnsonia at https://cafejohnsonia.com/2014/04/quinoa-salad-chickpeas-avocados.html