Strawberry Asparagus Quinoa Salad recipe packed with fresh ingredients and bringing the taste of sweet, sweet summer to the table. (Gluten Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan Friendly)
Summer summer summertimeeeeeeeeeee.
That’s what goes through my mind while I am making and eating this Strawberry Asparagus Quinoa Salad.
I can’t believe school is about to start again, Fall is on its way and oh-my-word my new cookbook is coming out! (Make sure to check below to enter in our second giveaway)
Do you ever feel like life’s going by so fast … but at the same time you look back and just within the last couple months SO MUCH has happened? That is where I am at right now.
Slow down summer, slow down.
So I sit down on my back porch with a glass of wine and a hefty bowl of this healthy strawberry quinoa salad, savoring the taste of summer with every bite.
I just got back from a trip hiking through the Redwoods and driving up the 101 Highway along the coastline.
I will be definitely sharing more – it was a interesting trip for gluten-free, something you would not expect at least.
I did, however, do something totally out of my normal. I drank wine EVERY single day. I never drink that much and it was just absolutely impossible not to.
I have officially had the best Pinot Noir and Cabernet EVER there. Without a doubt.
If you love red wine and love being surrounded by beautiful mountains and trees, you’ll have to wait for my travel post. Totally worth a trip.
I did, however, need a total reset for my body. I relied on one of my go-tos (besides my favorite taco salad.) This Strawberry Asparagus Quinoa Salad is exactly what I need to reset and detox my body.
As much as I love red wine, it goes alongside with chocolate and ice cream. If I could survive off it, I would. We all know that wouldn’t be the healthiest diet.
However, pairing this salad with a decent red wine or cold sangria while sitting on the deck… it’s all about compromise.
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Strawberry Asparagus Quinoa Salad
Gluten Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan Friendly
Prep Time: 6 min
Cook Time: 3 min
Total Time: 9 min
- 8-10 cups baby spinach
- 2 cups chopped asparagus
- 2 cups chopped strawberries
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- (I like my dressing strong with balsamic. Adjust according to your tastes)
- In a pot filled with boiling water add asparagus. Cook 2-3 minutes. Strain water and place into a bowl of cold iced water.
- In a large bowl mix together spinach, asparagus, strawberries, quinoa . Drizzle balsamic dressing over salad and enjoy!