quinoa bean summer salad

quinoa bean summer salad

my own recipe

2 packages seeds of change rice & quinoa
1 can spicy blacks beans, drained
1 can sweet corn, drained
1 can chickpeas, drained
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 red onion, diced
3 tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp garlic powder
salt & pepper

microwave the rice and quinoa packages for 90 seconds each.  meanwhile, combine beans, corn, chickpeas, cilantro, and onion in a bowl. add rice and quinoa and stir to combine. pour oil, vinegar and lemon juice over mixture and stir well. toss in garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste and add more if needed. refrigerate until cool and serve! it is the perfect ‘easy’ side to any spring or summer BBQ!


  1. Yum. I love this kind of simple but flavourful food!

  2. Someone just said that quinoa is boring. She should see your post. This looks delicious and healthy! <3

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