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So easy, so delicious! The nutritious version adds almonds and dried cherries for energy!



Orange Almond Salad with quinoa

The idea for this salad came from The Magic Pan restaurant in the 1980’s. the most popular salad here was made with this combination of flavors (sans Quinoa, of course)!
For the dressing:

¼ cup Champagne or white wine vinegar
¼ cup juice from fresh oranges (see above)
1garlic clove peeled and minced
½ cup good quality olive oil

For the salad:
1 cup white quinoa- cooked as per directions on box

2 Cara Cara oranges –peeled and sliced
( you may substitute canned mandarin oranges)
¼ cup crumbled blue cheese
3 slices crumbled (real) bacon * optional
½ cup unsalted slivered almonds- toasted

1 bowl of arugula, mesclun, or Romaine lettuce

1. Cook Quinoa
2.toast almonds
3.cut oranges

Make dressing: in small bowl of food processor or by hand whisk

Combine first 3 ingredients
Slowly add olive oil in single stream
Season with sea salt & fresh pepper

Add 1/2 dressing to salad bowl first. Add greens
Top with added ingredients and toss . add more dressing to taste