Recipe Of The Week: Curried Quinoa and Cranberry Salad

Since I am crazy busy with work this week I have invited Mellissa from A Fit and Spicy Life to share one of her recipes.  Enjoy!

Curried Quinoa and Cranberry Salad

Ingredients (Serves 4)

For the Salad

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • Salt/Pepper


  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard


  • Bring the quinoa, broth, and water to a bowl. Add quinoa and cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
  • In a small bowl whisk together orange juice, lemon juice, olive, oil, mustard, agave and curry powder.
  • Place cooled quinoa and dressing in a large bowl, top with cranberries and almonds.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Chill for a few hours until cold. Enjoy!

Mellissa is a 30 something girl living in Minneapolis who lives fitness, food, travel and wine. She creates healthy recipes and tries to share her love of food with friends and family 

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