Quinoa & asparagus salad with peanut ginger citrus dressing 



Welcome, spring! Well, almost anyway! There was organic asparagus at Whole Foods so I got a little excited😛

Ingredients:

1 cup dry quinoa or super grain mix, prepared according to package directions

1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, quartered

1 pound asparagus, steamed & coarsely chopped

1 bunch Dino Kale, steamed & chopped 

1 bag frozen organic green peas, prepared according to package directions

1 bag frozen organic baby lima beans, prepared according to package directions

Optional toppings: avocado, green onions

Prepare and combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.

Dressing (adapted from VitaMix recipe):

1/2 – 1 inch peeled & chopped fresh ginger

Juice of 1 orange, 1 lemon, and 1 lime

1/4 c white wine or apple cider vinegar

1/4c peanut butter 

1/4 cup filtered water

1 T mustard

1 T sesame oil 

Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until combined. Mix in with salad and enjoy!!! 

Makes about 5 entree-sized servings. 

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