Harvest quinoa salad

Heather Disarro

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Harvest quinoa salad combines fresh vegetables, fruit and nuts for a texture-happy meal that is hearty enough for any appetite.

Harvest quinoa salad

Harvest quinoa salad

Serves 4-6


  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup chopped fresh apple
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup dried blueberries
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey


  1. In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, apple, cranberries, blueberries, almonds and carrots.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice and honey until emulsified.
  3. Toss the quinoa mixture with the dressing and season with salt and pepper as desired.
  4. Serve cold or at room temperature.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.