Sometimes, you just want a light meal that provides those important nutrients but tastes good and doesn’t make you lethargic. Salads are a great way to get those light meals in and our fresh mushroom quinoa salad with homemade pickled onions is no different. If you want something great for lunch and dinner that’s also friendly to any vegan and vegetarian diet, this is it!
Did you know that white button mushrooms are edible when raw? This salad will show you the way, however, you can still cook them if you want to. The mixture of red and white quinoa adds great texture and important carbs and plant protein. This recipe includes other great greens and fruits like pomegranate which adds zest, nuts and avocado for healthy fats and greens for iron, calcium, vitamin K and more.
You will also make your own pickles but feel free to use your favourite brand, but note that they often include additives you might want to avoid.
When you want a light meal that’s friendly to your vegan or vegetarian diet, try our fresh mushroom quinoa salad with pickled onions.
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