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