1. Prepare salmon and place in oven
  2. (while fish is baking) Cook quinoa
  3. grill tomatoes and onions
  4. Chop lettuce, fresh basil, cheese
  5. Make salad dressing
Baked salmon with fresh herbs
This recipe is so good because the salmon stays soft and buttery inside for days! Make extra salmon and you can pull it apart for a pasta dish, slice it thin for a sandwich or a salad. Just be sure not to reheat it just bring it to room temperature!
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Fish
Servings: people USA imperial/metric conversion:
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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Place salmon in baking pan with baking sheet and sprinkle all spices, drizzle with liquids and place fresh herbs all around
  3. Cover and bake for 25 minutes
Lettuce salad with quinoa and sliced brie
This dressing goes with so many more salads so make extra in a jar and have it for the week. It is even great with just fresh baby spinach! Adding quinoa to this salad makes this meal more filling, with more nutrients but in a very subtle and light way!
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Dairy
Special Diet: Gluten Free, Soy Free
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Balsamic vinaigrette
  1. Combine ½ cup of quinoa with 1 cup of water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes.
  1. Place grill pan on high heat
  2. Place tomatoes, onions, Olive oil, balsamic vinegar in salad bowl and mix, don't clean after!
  3. Place on grill and stir occasionally 5 minutes or until likenes
  4. Place lettuce, quinoa, brie and fresh basil in same salad bowl, add grilled vegetables and dressing and serve
Balsamic vinaigrette
  1. Place all ingredients in jar and shake well, pour on salad when ready to serve!

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Leftover tips for tomorrow’s lunch:

Pulled salmon quinoa salad:

  • Quinoa
  • Salmon
  • Grilled vegetables
  • Fresh basil
  • Salad dressing

Use a fork to shred the salmon and then place with all other ingredients (except dressing) in one container. Put dressing in separate small container.

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