Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Kick start those New Year Resolutions with this Black Bean Quinoa Salad. It’s fresh, bright, vegan, and incredible healthy.

Kick start those New Year Resolutions with this Black Bean Quinoa Salad. It's fresh, bright, vegan, and incredible healthy.

Haaaaaaappy New DECADE, friends!! Can you believe it?! 2020 here we GO. Anyone else still feeling the holidays and the end of 2019? I am feeling them HARD. And by hard, I mean elastic waist pants are all I want to be in these days. So bring on the healthy resolution salads, like this Black Bean Quinoa Salad!

Kick start those New Year Resolutions with this Black Bean Quinoa Salad. It's fresh, bright, vegan, and incredible healthy.

What you Need:

  • Black beans
  • Quinoa
  • Fresh red onion
  • Fresh English cucumber
  • Fresh cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh lime juice

SO Fresh (but not the kind like my mom used to tell me I was as a kid… 😛 )

Kick start those New Year Resolutions with this Black Bean Quinoa Salad. It's fresh, bright, vegan, and incredible healthy.

Even better, this salad just couldn’t be easier. It’s literally throwing it all in a bowl,

Kick start those New Year Resolutions with this Black Bean Quinoa Salad. It's fresh, bright, vegan, and incredible healthy.

and adding a delicious, easy dressing made of olive oil, lime, cumin, and salt.

Kick start those New Year Resolutions with this Black Bean Quinoa Salad. It's fresh, bright, vegan, and incredible healthy.

Give a good mix and you have a solid, healthy, hearty salad that’s filling and nutrient rich enough to make a meal! All mixed well together and that’s a bowl full of healthy New Year Resolution goodness. Here are some of my other favorite hearty, healthy salads:

Israeli Couscous Cucumber Salad

Teriyaki Shrimp Salad with Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette

Asian Sesame Ginger Slaw

Chickpea Kale Greek Salad

Asian Cucumber Salad

Even better, if you want a great wine to pair your new healthy eating with, we love using wine.com to find new wines and get great deals on favorites!

Kick start those New Year Resolutions with this Black Bean Quinoa Salad. It's fresh, bright, vegan, and incredible healthy.

I just adore this salad. Even better, my girls liked it, too! When it gets the stamp of approval from a three year old and it’s healthy enough to help shed some of those extra holiday lbs? Win. Enjoy, friends!

Black Bean Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup black beans, soaked
  • 1 cup English cucumbers, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, minced

Dressing

  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, add all salad ingredients.
  • In a small bowl, add all dressing ingredients and mix well.
  • Add dressing to salad and mix.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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