Have a question? Call us now: 888-908-4258
Shopping Cart ()
Free shipping & returns on all US orders

Recipe of the Week: Cranberry Quinoa Salad

By

I love the grain quinoa (pronounced keen-wah in case you were wondering). It’s a high-carb, high-protein, nutrient-dense grain that cooks and tastes great.

This is a very popular recipe from my cookbook, The Shredded Chefand is one of my favorite ways to prepare quinoa.

If you’re sick of brown rice and sweet potato, give this a go. I think you’ll fall in love with quinoa like I have!

Enjoy!

 

Servings

4

Calories Per Serving

287

Protein Per Serving

8 grams

Carbohydrates Per Serving

45 grams

Fat Per Serving

7 grams

 

Ingredients

1 cup quinoa, rinsed

1 1/2 cups water

1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped

1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped

1 small red onion, finely chopped

1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder

1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1 lime, juiced

1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

1/2 cup carrots, minced

1/2 cup dried cranberries

salt and ground black pepper, to taste

 

Instructions

Pour the water in a large saucepan, cover with a tight fitting lid, and place over high heat.

Once water starts to boil, pour in the quinoa, reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer until the water has been absorbed, about 15 – 20 minutes. Transfer the quinoa to a large mixing bowl and place in the refrigerator until cold.

Once the quinoa is chilled, stir in the bell peppers, red onion, curry powder, cilantro, lime juice, sliced almonds, carrots, cranberries, salt, and pepper.

 

What You Get to Eat

Cranberry quinoa salad

What did you think of this week’s recipe? Let me know in the comments below!

admin admin

I'm Mike and I'm the creator of Muscle for Life and Legion Athletics, and I believe that EVERYONE can achieve the body of their dreams.

If you like my articles, then you'll love my bestselling books. They'll show you exactly what you need to do to build muscle and lose fat without hating your diet or living in the gym.

If you're a guy, check out Bigger Leaner Stronger, and if you're a girl, Thinner Leaner Stronger is for you.

OVER 100,000 PEOPLE HAVE USED MY COOKBOOK TO GET THE BODY THEY WANT EATING THE FOODS THEY LOVE. WILL YOU BE NEXT?

What if I told you that just about everything magazines and trainers “teach” you about dieting is wrong?

What if you could build muscle and lose fat eating “naughty” foods every week?

What if you didn’t have to suffer through low-carb dieting to get lean? In fact, what if you could eat all the carbs you wanted?

And what if you didn’t have to gorge yourself just to gain muscle and didn’t have to put on pounds and pounds of ugly fat, either?

In short, what if I told you that proper dieting--whether you want to maximize fat loss or muscle growth--is much simpler and more enjoyable than you’ve been led to believe?

Imagine eating delicious, filling meals every day...never feeling starved or stuffed...having great energy levels and workouts...and watching your body respond exactly as you desire, dropping fat or adding muscle each and every week.

And imagine finally understanding how proper dieting really works, never again falling for the BS, tricks, and gimmicks pushed by “gurus” and other shysters.

Well, I have good news.

All these “fantasies” can be a reality...if you know how to do a handful of “little” things correctly.

You see, when you know how to diet properly--and this doesn’t mean learning to eat boiled chicken and raw broccoli six times per day--getting lean and muscular becomes simple, convenient, and dare I say...enjoyable.

And this book will show you the way.

Want more awesome stuff like this? Enter your email address to get the weekly newsletter.
Leave a Comment!
Comment!
Sign in to Muscle For Life
or use your MFL Account