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Go Viral with This Delicious and Nutritious Gluten-Free Quinoa Salad!

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Are you on the lookout for a mouthwatering and healthy recipe that perfectly complements your weight loss journey? Look no further than this gluten-free quinoa salad! Packed with nutrients and bursting with flavor, this dish is sure to become a viral sensation in your kitchen.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Simple and quick to prepare: This salad comes together in under 30 minutes, making it ideal for busy weeknights.
  • Packed with protein and fiber: Quinoa is a complete protein source, meaning it contains all nine essential amino acids. It’s also rich in fiber, keeping you feeling fuller for longer.
  • Highly customizable: Get creative with the vegetables and herbs you use to personalize this salad to your taste.
  • Perfect for meal prep: This salad holds well in the refrigerator for up to 4 days, making it a convenient lunch option throughout the week.


  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Cook the quinoa: In a saucepan, combine the rinsed quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the quinoa is fluffy and the liquid is absorbed.
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  1. While the quinoa cooks, prepare the vegetables: Dice the cucumber, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, and red onion. Chop the parsley and cilantro.
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  1. Assemble the salad: In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, diced vegetables, chopped herbs, olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, and salt and pepper to taste. Toss everything together until well combined.
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  1. Serve and enjoy! This salad can be served chilled or at room temperature.


  • For added protein, stir in cooked chickpeas or black beans to the salad.
  • If you don’t have fresh herbs, you can substitute 1 teaspoon of dried parsley and 1/2 teaspoon of dried cilantro.
  • Get creative with the vegetables! You can add other chopped veggies like carrots, celery, or zucchini.
  • This salad can be easily doubled or tripled to feed a crowd.

Share the love!

We hope you love this delicious and healthy gluten-free quinoa salad! If you give it a try, be sure to snap a photo and share it on social media using the hashtag #glutenfreequinoasalad. We can’t wait to see your creations!

Ann Shrott

I am a freelance writer with a deep passion for the latest trendy titles to produce content. What I'm striving for is to write about something well researched and make blogs sparkle. Keep on reading!

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