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Recipe for Quinoa with Toasted Pecans, Dried Cherries & Lemon Miso Dressing

Recipe Ingredients:
1 cup  quinoa
1 1/2 cups  water or vegetable broth
pinch  sea salt
1/3 cup  parsley chopped
1 rib  celery, diced
1/2 cup  toasted pecans
1/3 cup  dried cherries, chopped
  lemon miso dressing
1/4 cup  lemon juice
1/8 cup  cold pressed extra virgin olive oil (or flax oil)
1 tsp  white miso
1-2 Tbsp  tahini, roasted preferred
1 Tbsp.  shoyu or soy sauce
1 Tbsp.  brown rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
pinch  sea salt and black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:
1.  Bring water/broth to a boil in medium saucepan with quinoa and sea salt. Simmer for 20 - 25 minutes. Stir occasionally.

2.  Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl.

3.  In a large bowl mix quinoa with other ingredients including dressing. Allow 1 hour or more for flavors to blend.

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Organic Quinoa Organic Quinoa
Organic quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a light, fluffy, edible seed that feels and tastes more like a grain. Thanks to its mild, somewhat nutty and irresistible flavor, organic quinoa is an immensely popular food. But this "mother grain" is also valued for its tremendous nutritional content.

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Sea Salt Sea Salt
Fine grain sea salt is obtained by the evaporation of sea water. Known for its great taste and texture, it is the perfect substitute for plain table salt.

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