quinoaHere’s a healthy and yummy recipe for spring that aids detoxification and helps boost immunity as we change seasons from winter into Spring. Thanks for passing this along, Sofi! Enjoy.

QUINOA SALAD WITH DATES AND ALMONDS
Ingredients:
1 cup of quinoa
2 cups water
½ tsp. Celtic sea salt
¼ cup first cold pressed extra virgin olive oil
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp. grated lemon peel
1 tsp. ground cardamom
½ cup chopped pitted dates or raisins
¼ cup sliced almonds
¼ cup minced cilantro
2 scallions, chopped

Instructions:
Follow basic recipe to cook quinoa. When ready set aside, fluff and transfer to a large bowl.

Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, lemon peel, and cardamom in small bowl. Drizzle over quinoa.

Mix in dates, almonds, minced cilantro, and scallions. Season with salt. Let stand at room temperature for about 45 minutes.