• 2 Persian cucumbers sliced into small cubes • 3/4 c canola oil I plan to continue this practice as school starts, so that way everyone can have a ready-made lunch prepped in the fridge. First, cook quinoa according to package instructions. Effortless food prep = a total win! In a seperate bowl add the sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, scallions, toasted walnuts and toss lightly with the dressing. Cover the pot and simmer on low for 15-20 minutes or until cooked. I’m Kristin. Create the dressing by combining the dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, canola oil, and salt and herbs to taste in a small bowl. Learn more about our Privacy Policy. This recipe is just one of the easy-to-make-and-prep meals that I’ve started adding to my back-to-school lunch plan: Easy Mediterranean Quinoa Salad. I am not a trained chemist, cleaning specialist, or skincare expert. Information about my products or recipes haven’t been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Please use your discretion, based on your own research, when making homemade products. Your email address will not be published. Whisk until blended, then … Now, I help families all over the world do the same, one small step at a time. I started Live Simply to share my family's journey toward a real food and natural wellness lifestyle. • 1/8 c dijon mustard Refrigerate for a few hours overnight. As of today, there are officially eight days until school starts. Orders will be prepared for shipment as they are received. This year, both kids will be going to school full-time. This cold salad features fresh vegetables, a hearty and protein-packed grain, olives, and feta cheese! • 1/3 c crumbled Feta cheese Receive latest news, specials, and event information, Copyright © 2020 Domaine Carneros 1240 Duhig Rd., Napa, CA 94559 800.716.BRUT. Bring the broth or water to a boil, then cover the pan with a lid, and reduce to a lively simmer. Fluff the quinoa with a fork. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, garlic and salt. Piper, my opinionated foodie ;), isn’t a big fan of a mixed salads, but he will eat the quinoa on the side along with a few of the veggies. Add the feta cheese as the final topping and enjoy! Required fields are marked *. This cold salad features fresh vegetables, a hearty and protein-packed grain, olives, and feta cheese! To make the quinoa: Rinse 1 1/2 cups of quinoa in a fine mesh sieve under water. One thing that has brought us joy during this time is cooking. Be careful not to break the grains. • 1 c multi-colored quinoa (thoroughly rinsed) Which means every day we take a look at the giant August calendar that hangs in my office, and practice real life math skills. Londyn will be a full-time preschooler, and Piper will be a full-time kindergartener/first grader. In a seperate bowl add the sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, scallions, toasted walnuts and toss lightly with the dressing. Amen! Combine the quinoa and chicken broth into a medium quart pan and bring to a simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Add the salad ingredients to the bowl, and gently toss until the dressing and salad ingredients are combined. I believe nourishing yourself and your family shouldn't be complicated. In the base of a large salad bowl (or you can whisk this dressing in a seperate small bowl and pour the dressing over the salad), whisk together the salad dressing ingredients: extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, minced garlic, and just a pinch of salt and pepper. Typically this means combining the 1 cup … Set aside. Serve immediately, or store the salad in an air-tight container for up to 4 days. There’s nothing worse than a gross salad when you’re hangry (nope, not a typo…hangry is a real feeling!). And while our sleeping-in habit may come to an end in eight days, we’re incredibly excited about the start of a new school year. • 1 c Heirloom cherry This means I can prep the salad on a Sunday evening, enjoying a bit of the salad on the side of a whole chicken or grilled burgers, and store the extra quinoa salad in the fridge for several days. Amen! • 1/2 c toasted walnuts chopped Offer is valid on case orders only, no mix and match and cannot be combined with any other discounts. https://www.delish.com/.../a53267/zesty-mediterranean-quinoa-salad-recipe Allow the quinoa to cool before making this salad. Eight days left of sleeping in well past the alarm rings, and enjoying late night walks and movies (or the Olympics). Since this salad doesn’t require any delicate greens, it lasts for days in the fridge without getting soggy and gross. Add the oil and vinegar and let quinoa come to room temperature. If you don’t have any red wine vinegar, try white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar. Add the quinoa and toss to coat. You can also subscribe without commenting. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Try a taste of the Mediterranean with our Quinoa salad, made of quinoa, white beans, carrots, spinach, artichoke hearts, Kalamata olives and sun-dried tomatoes enhanced by olive oil and red wine vinegar dressing. Call 1.800.716.2788 x 128 8:30am-5pm PST with any order questions. • 2 scallions diced (white and green) I’m usually not a fan of prepping veggie salads in advance, but this salad is a make-ahead game-changer. Let me help you simplify! Cook the quinoa, covered, for 15-20 minutes, until it’s fluffy and the liquid has been fully absorbed. In the base of a large salad bowl (or you can whisk this dressing in a seperate small bowl and pour … • salt and herbs to taste. Embracing the simplicity of natural living and real food. The DIY recipes on this website are based on my personal experiences. It is loaded with grape tomatoes, artichokes, red onion and cucumbers and topped with feta cheese crumbles (leave those off for a vegan version.) Because a salad just isn’t a salad without cheese. You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. This is optional. Refrigerate for a few hours overnight. I like Persian cucumbers---any cucumbers will work. • 1/4 c red wine vinegar Try her take on Mediterranean salad with our newly released 2018 Palmer Vineyard Chardonnay. The entire salad, once the veggies are sliced and the quinoa has been cooked (which may be prepared in advance), only takes five minutes to toss together. One of the nice things about this salad is that it can be made ahead time and served cold. • 2 c chicken broth Add the quinoa and toss to coat. tomatoes sliced in half Bring quinoa and water to a boil over medium heat. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes or until water is absorbed in quinoa. Corinne, our Wine Club Assistant Manager, finds comfort in creating delicious and healthy new recipes. Amen? Fluff with a fork and cool for 5 minutes. Create the dressing by combining the dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, canola oil, and salt and herbs to taste in a small bowl. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. I’ve been cooking extra quinoa on the weekend, and using some of the quinoa for this salad and another portion as a side for Piper. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Once the quinoa is fluffy, remove it from the heat. The quinoa is bathed in a red wine vinegar dressing (which, by the way, is also very tasty on greens.) We invite you to our biggest private sale, Until midnight Sunday 11/29 enjoy spectacular savings on 3 classic wines & $10 shipping. We absolutely fell in love with Montessori last year, so both kids will be going to the same Montesorri school that Piper attended last year. With both kids about to start full-time school, I’m thinking about prepping a couple of easy lunch options each weekend.