Broccoli Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Broccoli Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Honey Lime Dressing. This is a healthy, low fat side dish or light lunch that is loaded with vitamins and antioxidants. Delicious and easy with just 6 ingredients!

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 mins
 1 Broccoli Crown, washed and cut into bite sized pieces (about 1″)
 1/2 Cup White Quinoa
 1/2 Cup Dried Cranberries
 Dressing:
 2 Limes, juiced
 2 Tsp. Honey
 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
1

In a medium sized saucepan, bring one cup of water to a boil over medium high heat.  Add the quinoa to the boiling water and stir.  Cover and lower heat to simmer. Let stand for 15 minutes or until all water has been absorbed. Place in a medium bowl and set aside.

3

Wash and cut broccoli crown into bite sized pieces (about one inch pieces). Fill a medium saucepan three quarters full of water and bring to a boil over medium high heat. Add cut up broccoli and cook 5 to 7 minute or until crisp-tender. Do not over cook.  Drain broccoli and add to quinoa

5

Make your dressing. Juice the two limes and place juice in a small bowl. Add the two teaspoons of honey and whisk well. Add the olive oil and whisk until slightly thickened.

7

Pour over the broccoli and quinoa. Add the cranberries and mix well.

9

This recipe can be served warm or cold.

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Ingredients

 1 Broccoli Crown, washed and cut into bite sized pieces (about 1″)
 1/2 Cup White Quinoa
 1/2 Cup Dried Cranberries
 Dressing:
 2 Limes, juiced
 2 Tsp. Honey
 1/4 Cup Olive Oil

Directions

1

In a medium sized saucepan, bring one cup of water to a boil over medium high heat.  Add the quinoa to the boiling water and stir.  Cover and lower heat to simmer. Let stand for 15 minutes or until all water has been absorbed. Place in a medium bowl and set aside.

3

Wash and cut broccoli crown into bite sized pieces (about one inch pieces). Fill a medium saucepan three quarters full of water and bring to a boil over medium high heat. Add cut up broccoli and cook 5 to 7 minute or until crisp-tender. Do not over cook.  Drain broccoli and add to quinoa

5

Make your dressing. Juice the two limes and place juice in a small bowl. Add the two teaspoons of honey and whisk well. Add the olive oil and whisk until slightly thickened.

7

Pour over the broccoli and quinoa. Add the cranberries and mix well.

9

This recipe can be served warm or cold.

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