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As the summer winds down, here’s a healthy and delicious recipe that can be whipped up in no time!
Pineapple Salsa with Quinoa and Pumpkin Seeds:
Serves one
One cup cooked quinoa (or cook it like rice, one cup dry quinoa to 1 1/2 cup water until water absorbs)
2 cups washed salad greens
Pineapple Salsa:
2 scallions, minced
2 cups diced fresh pineapple or canned
3 TBS sweetened grated coconut
2 tsp rice vinegar
Mix together and chill
Roasted pumpkin seeds
salad dressing
Steps:
1. On a plate, lay out the salad greens and add the quinoa on top
2. On top of the quinoa, add a desired amount of salsa
3. Top with dressing of your choice or my maple soy dressing:

Maple Soy Salad Dressing and Keeping it Green


4. Top with roasted pumpkin seeds or any other crunchy nuts or seeds
For more great recipes from Alma Schneider, visit her at Take Back the Kitchen.