Apple Cranberry Quinoa 2017-10-31T11:07:38+00:00

Project Description

Apple Cranberry Quinoa

This sweet & savory dish can be served hot or cold. Packed with nutrients and flavor.

  • 1 cup quinoa

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil

  • ¾ cup onion, minced

  • 1 ½ cup apple, minced

  • ¼ cup cranberries, chopped

  • Juice of 1 orange

  • 1 tsp curry powder

  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup

  • ½ bunch cilantro, chopped

  • ½ cup roasted hazelnuts, chopped


  1. Rinse quinoa thoroughly in a fine-mesh strainer and put in a saucepan with 1 ½ cups water and ½ tsp salt.
  2. Bring to a boil, lower heat, put on lid and cook covered for 15 minutes. Turn heat off and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
  3. Sauté onion in coconut oil until tender, add apple & cranberries. Reduce heat to low. Mix into cooked quinoa.
  4. Whisk together orange juice, curry powder, and maple syrup. Toss into quinoa along with chopped cilantro and hazelnuts. Combine well.