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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Let it be known that I do, in fact, eat food that does not include butter, contrary to popular belief (a belief that I have fostered by only posting recipes that include butter). Perhaps in my attempts to give you permission to enjoy yourself and let loose for God’s sake, I’ve only told you half the story. I also eat healthy, butter-free food. Surprise! This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is my favorite go-to, “fast food”, anytime meal. In the peak of summer, when my CSA offers me a plethora of veggies, I swap out ingredients depending on what I have stocked in my fridge. Making a big batch of quinoa at the beginning of the week allows me to whip up this salad in minutes.

Healthy Quinoa Salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

1 tablespoon hummus
Sriracha hot sauce, to taste
Kalamata olives, diced
red onion, chopped
cherry tomatoes, rough chop
salt and pepper to taste
fresh arugula (or any favorite green)
lemon juice, squeezed on top

The combination of the creamy hummus, rich avocado, bold red onion, crispy arugula, and spicy Sriracha is so deeply satisfying, I find myself eating this salad at least three to four times a week. I don’t even miss the butter, and that (as we all know) is saying a lot.

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