Quinoa and avocado both contain “good” fats. Make it for yourself for lunch or bring it to your next family BBQ as the perfect side dish!
Ingredients: • 1/2 cup quinoa • 1 cup water • 1 large avocado; chopped • 1 can black beans; rinsed • ½ cup corn • ½ cup diced tomatoes • 1/4 cup parsley • 2 T diced onion • 2 T lemon juice
Directions: Begin preparing your quinoa by placing ½ cup into a small saucepan with 1 cup of water. Once the mixture comes to a boil, cover the saucepan and simmer until the quinoa has absorbed all of the water. Place in the refrigerator until cooled off, then add the rest of the ingredients into a large bowl. Mix together and serve as a cold salad. The perfect lunch or side dish for any occasion!