Vfit DetoxWeek 2

Wild Rice & Quinoa Power Party

Ingredients:

1/2 cup quinoa (uncooked) + 1 cup water

1/2 cup wild rice (uncooked) + 1 cup water

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 onion, finely chopped

4 cups green beans, steamed

2 carrots, grated

1/2 zucchini, spiralized or cut length-wise 3 cups broccoli, steamed

4 leaves of kale, shredded

1/4 cup pumpkin seeds, lightly toasted

1/4 cup sunflower seeds, lightly toasted

 

Action:

- Cook quinoa in water- bringing to a boil and reducing to simmer for about 20 minutes or until water is absorbed. -In a separate pot, cook wild rice in water with onion and garlic. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer until water absorbed, about 35-40 minutes.

- Allow grains to cool.

- In a large mixing bowl, toss together raw and cooked vegetables.

- Add grains and seeds and mix thoroughly.

 

Dressing:

1/4 cup cold pressed, virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp of coconut sugar (healthiest option) or Maple Syrup

1/2 lemon, juiced (or 2-3 Tbs)

2 Tbs high grade balsamic vinegar

pinch of Arbonne Greens Balance (optional)

sea salt to taste

 

- In a blender blend together all dressing ingredients. Add lemon juice and sea salt to taste.

- Add dressing to salad and toss thoroughly.

 

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