Roasted Acorn Squash Quinoa Salad

Roasted Acorn Squash Quinoa Salad

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This healthy quinoa salad is mixed with maple roasted acorn squash, cranberries and oranges for a fall meal that is gluten free and vegan friendly.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Cup Uncooked Better Body Foods Tri-Colored quinoa
  • 1 Small acorn squash, seeds removed and sliced into 1/2 inch thick strips(about 1 3/4 lbs)
  • 2 tsps Olive oil, divided
  • 2 Tbsp Maple Syrup, divided
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, divided
  • Pepper
  • 1 Cup Fresh Cranberries (or thawed frozen ones)
  • 8 Cups Spinach, packed
  • 1/2 Cup Cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 3 Mandarin oranges, zest included
  • 3/4 tsp Fresh ginger, grated
Read the whole recipe on Food Faith Fitness