Featured Recipe: Pear and quinoa salad

Featured Recipe: Pear and quinoa salad


  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (red provides more color)
  • 2 cups chopped pear
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup raspberry vinaigrette
  • 4 romaine lettuce leaves


Mix all ingredients and mound into lettuce leaves. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Makes 4 servings

Each serving contains about 258 calories, 7 g fat (no saturated fat, trans fat, or cholesterol), 161 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 7 g dietary fiber, 17 g sugars, and 6 g protein.

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  1. Would like to see LOW sugar recipes… Trying to keep a diet under 6 grams of ADDED sugar a day. Salad dressing that are low sugar and healthy would be helpful, not pre packaged!!!

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