Spicy Quinoa Salad
Bright, colorful, light, and citrusy, this is a perfect salad to make in the summertime.
1 cup uncooked quinoa
2 cups water
½ teaspoon salt
2 medium tomatoes, seeded and cut into chunks
1 red onion, diced
3 tablespoon olive oil
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1–2 drops Lime oil
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 drop Cilantro oil, or to taste
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
5 ounces queso fresco or fresh mozzarella
Salt and pepper to taste
Note: You can add 1 cup of cooked chicken for extra protein
1. Cook the quinoa in salt water.
2. While the quinoa is cooking, dice tomatoes, peppers, and red onion.
3. Mix the black beans, tomatoes, red onion, cheese, jalapeño, essential oils, lime juice, salt, pepper, and olive oil in large bowl.
4. When the quinoa has cooled, mix into the bean mixture.
Tip: Mix in a little bit of balsamic vinegar for extra flavor.