Fresh Veggie Quinoa Salad

Vegan I Gluten Free

Serves: 2

Time: 30 minutes

2/3 cup quinoa

1 1/2 cup water or vegetable broth

1/2 red bell pepper, diced

1/2 cucumber, diced

2 small shallots, diced

1/2 cup sweet corn kernels, rinsed and drained

1/2 cup green peas, rinsed and drained

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, diced

1/3 cup purple cabbage, diced

1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped small

1/4 cup fresh Thai Basil, chopped

2 spring onions, chopped small

Salt and pepper to taste

1 avocado, sliced

1 lemon, juiced

Add the quinoa and water/broth to a small sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium high heat. When boiling, reduce the heat to low and cover. Cook 15-18 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.