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Powerful Grains & Pinenuts

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Powerful Grains & Pinenuts

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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Powerful Grains & Pinenuts
Servings: 4
Calories: 551kcal


  • 1 cup Quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cup, cooked Couscous, cooked
  • 1/2 cup corn, frozen
  • 2 stalk green onion
  • 1 fruit, without skin and seed AVOCADO
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes tomato, red
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, dried
  • 1/4 cup (not packed) raisins, seedless
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley, fresh
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp, ground black pepper, ground
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 fruit (2-1/8″ dia) lemon


  • Cook quinoa and couscous according to the package directions for each (I love making quinoa in a pressure cooker if you have one- fast and moist and delicious!) 1/4 cups raw quinoa makes 1 cup. 1/2 cup raw couscous makes 1 cup.
  • Thaw corn, chop onions, dice avocado, slice tomatoes in half, peel and dice carrot.
  • Mix together all ingredients, except olive oil and lemon. Finally, toss together with olive oil and a spritz or two of fresh lemon juice.
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Calories: 551kcal | Carbohydrates: 82g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 322mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 10g

Natalie Monson

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