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Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: - 1 Tbsp Olive Oil - 2 cloves of garlic, minced - 1/2 onion, chopped - 1 bell pepper, chopped - 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced - ¾ cup dry quinoa, rinsed - 1 ½ cups veggie/chicken broth or water - ¾ tsp ground cumin - 1 can of whole corn kernels - 1 cans of black beans - Salt and pepper to taste - ¼ cup of Cilantro - Avocado - Grilled or baked chicken Dressing: - Juice of 1 large orange - Juice of 2 limes - ¾ tsp honey - ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper - ¼ cup Olive oil Heat oil in medium saucepan or large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion for a few minutes. Then add peppers and sauté until onions turn slightly brown. Add garlic. Stir quinoa into pan and roast for a few minutes. Add broth, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Then cover, reduce heat to low, and let simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 10 mins. Mix in beans, corn, cilantro, and ¼ cup of dressing (or to taste). Serve with sliced avocado and grilled chicken

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