Quinoa & Veggies Lunchbox Power Salad

by Marla on January 8, 2014 · 22 comments

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Aren’t salads even more fun when the veggies are cut into bite sized shapes?

In my Matchstick Quinoa & Veggies Power Salad all of the flavors combine perfectly with an Asian style sesame dressing. This is a healthy, vegan take on sesame noodles.

Quinoa & Veggies Lunchbox Power Salad | FamilyFreshCooking.com

The kind folks at Duda Farm Fresh Foods introduced me to there beautiful, healthy & tasty Radish MiniSticks. Looking for some? Great you can find them here.

Quinoa & Veggies Lunchbox Power Salad | FamilyFreshCooking.com

We eat them by the handful & include them in this lunchbox friendly salad.

If you are looking for a way to increase your veggie intake this year ~ these might become your best friend!

Quinoa & Veggies Lunchbox Power Salad | FamilyFreshCooking.com

My kids loved the light sesame dressing I used in this salad.

This salad is gluten free, dairy free, grain free & vegan ~ but bursting with flavor & great for ya ingredients!

Quinoa & Veggies Lunchbox Power Salad | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Enjoy!

Quinoa & Veggies Lunchbox Power Salad

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Quinoa & Veggies Lunchbox Power Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry Quinoa, rinsed, cook according to package directions
  • 1 bag (4 ounces) Duda Farrms Fresh Foods Radish MiniSticks
  • 1 cup Zucchini, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 cup Carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 1/2 cup Green Onions, sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup Toasted Sesame Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Olive OIl
  • 3 tablespoons Rice Vinegar
  • Black Pepper & Sea Salt to taste

Method

  • Let quinoa cool & fluff with a fork. Stir in all the other ingredients ~ adjust oils, vinegar & seasonings to taste. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
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Disclosure: I’m working with Duda Farm Fresh Foods to share their Radish MiniSticks with you. All thoughts & opinions are my own.

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