Monday, September 10, 2012

Quinoa to the Rescue

I hope you all had a great weekend! I sure did, I spent most of my time resting, but it was still great. I haven't been sleeping at all at night and part of that has to do with late pregnancy heartburn. It's terrible. I have started to cut back my dinners and meals big time as a result. I am still pretty hungry so I decided to give Quinoa a go in the form of a salad. I figured it would be filling yet light and would help with my sleep issues. Now don't get me wrong my diet isn't exactly healthy lately, but if I can throw in some fruit and vegetables to my carb loading I feel somewhat healthy. :)

This salad recipe is so light and easy you can make it ahead of time and use it for lunches or dinners all week. So here we go:

1. Get yourself a box of Quinoa.

Cook following the directions. I then let cool in the fridge

Add english cucumber, feta, tomato, onion

Oh la la another view

For the dressing I just combine olive oil, white and red wine vinegar (I don't measure I just make to taste)

Mix it all together with the dressing

And ta da, easy salad is done and ready to eat!

I hope you enjoy! I know I did.


  1. Found some quinoa in the back of my pantry that I forgot I bought. Can't wait to make this tonight/tomorrow!

  2. I finally made this last night after checking out your blog for the first time a few days ago.. it was fab! And my husband didn't complain either (after he got his "Sweet, where's the steak that goes with this" comment out of the way)

    1. That's awesome! Your husband is hilarious, but its such an easy "salad" to make, Glad you liked it!