Quinoa & Edamame Tropical Delight!

Quinoa & Edamame Tropical Delight!

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Craving some plant based protein??? This dish is delicious served warm or cold and packs a whopping 23 grams of protein per 1 cup serving!!

Ingredients:

2 cups cooked quinoa (cooked with 1 piece kombu, pink

Himalayan sea salt and 1 tablespoon coconut oil

2 cups shelled and cooked edamame (I use frozen organic)

2 scallions thinly sliced

¼ cup sliced raw or toasted almonds

3 tablespoons Braggs liquid amino’s

1 teaspoon sesame oil

2 tablespoons mirin

2 tablespoons brown rice vinegar

1 cup diced mango, pineapple or a combination of both

3 cups fresh arugula

Thai basil 6 – 7 leaves sliced

Chives chopped for garnish

Mint leaves for garnish

1 large bunch of arugula or your favorite green

Preparation:

Mix the quinoa and edamame in a medium sized bowl. Add the scallions, braggs, vinegar, miri, ½ of the mango and ½ of the herbs. Mix well and adjust seasonings to taste. Put about 1 cup of arugula on each plate. Using a measuring cup pack the salad into the cup and transfer to plate over greens. The salad will hold it’s shape making a beautiful presentation. Garnish with almonds, remaining mango and fresh herbs. Drizzle a bit of sesame oil overtop. ENJOY!! XO