Quinoa salad with summer vegetables & peaches


This was my everything-but-the-kitchen-sink dinner tonight. It is highly adaptable! Use whatever local seasonal produce you can get. This is what I used:

Cooked quinoa (1/2 cup per serving)
Salad greens (I used spinach but use anything–lettuce, arugula, spring mix, etc.)

Raw veggies:
Summer squash

Steamed veggies:
Green beans
Broccoli (including stems & leaves)

Peaches (1 small or 1/2 large per serving)

Nuts & seeds (2 T total per serving):
Chopped pecans
Sunflower seeds

Balsamic vinaigrette (see post below for recipes & ideas! Use whatever you like!)

*I have to say the peaches really made this recipe shine! But be creative and experiment! Enjoy!

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