November 20, 2009

Spinach, Quinoa, Roasted Tomatoes, and Feta Salad

Shout out to my friend Jodi who opened my eyes to Qunioa in a salad. Quinoa is a fantastically healthy whole grain that adds depth and tooth to any salad.


  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes - tossed with olive oil and salt and roasted for 20 minutes at 450 degrees.

  • 4 cups of baby spinach leaves

  • 1/4 cup feta cheese

  • 1 cup of cooked quinoa


  • 1 T balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard

  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic (or 1 clove)

  • 4 T olive oil


Follow directions on quinoa package and make it. Should only take about 20 mins. While quinoa is cooking, arrange spinach leaves, roasted tomatoes, and feta on a plate. Spoon on cooked quinoa (as much as you want). Drizzle with dressing.