Kale and Quinoa Salad

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Main Ingredient: Grains
Serves: 3 to 4 servings

Fresh kale, craisins and quinoa combine to create this hearty and healthy salad.


½ cup craisins or dried cherries (plumped)
½ cup chopped fresh kale
1 cup vegetable stock (broth)
1 cup dry quinoa


1. Soak craisins or cherries in warm water overnight to plump, then drain off liquid.

2. Wash and chop kale into small bite-size pieces.

3. Bring stock to a rolling boil and add quinoa and cook until appropriate tenderness, approximately 7 to 10 minutes.

4. Rinse quinoa under cold water and drain well.

5. Mix all ingredients together and serve.

Recipe by  Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio