Quinoa Fruit and Nut Salad

Makes 2 servings

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup canned peaches, drained anc cut into chunks
  • 1/2 ounce slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • dash of cinnamon
  1. Place 1/2 cup quinoa and 1 cup water in saucepan.  Bring to boil then reduce and simmer for 15 minutes.  Turn off heat and leave for 5 minutes longer. 
  2. Remove the cooked quinoa from the pan and place in bowl.
  3. Add the chopped apple and peach chunks.  Mix gently to blend.
  4. Divide between 2 bowls.  Add half the almonds and half the cranberries and a dash of cinnamon to each bowl.
  5. Top with your favorite 'sweetish' dressing if you want, or eat just as is.