my lunchbox love {blueberry, kale, quinoa salad}
Recipe type: cold salad - lunch/snack
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Serves: 6
my go-to fresh, fast and filling make ahead cold lunch salad.
  • ingredients for salad:
  • 2 c cooked quinoa, cooled
  • 1 c fresh blueberries
  • 2 c kale, shredded
  • ½ c raw almonds, sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • mint leaves to taste, chopped {10-20 leaves}
  • optional: ¾ c goat cheese or feta cheese crumbles
  • optional: 1 avocado, sliced
  • ingredients for dressing:
  • 1-2 lemons {juice of 1-2 lemons}
  • 4-6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  1. in a large bowl combine quinoa, blueberries, kale, almonds, mint leaves and optional goat or feta cheese and avocado.
  2. mix until well combined.
  3. add olive oil and lemon juice and toss to fully coat.
  4. season with salt and fresh ground pepper to taste.
*i love to make a large batch of this and then divide it into mason jars for on-the-go lunch {1-2 cups} or snacks {1/2-1 cup}.
**my favorite meatless monday meal.
Recipe by Nourish, Move, Love at