1. Cook quinoa
  2. Make quinoa squares and get in oven
  3. Heat up tomato sauce (optional)
  4. Make salad dressing
  5. Prep salad
  6. Slice quinoa squares and serve!
Quinoa pizza bites
These are like mini pizzas and go great with a side of warm tomato sauce to dip them into. They also reheat well! Feel free to add your own "toppings" instead of sundried tomato and spinach, you can add what you love!
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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine 1 cup of quinoa with 2 cups water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover, heat to low, and simmer about 15 minutes.
  2. Prepare a baking dish with parchment paper. Add cooked quinoa and the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Pat the whole thing down to be flat and even and place in oven for 25 minutes.
  3. Remove and let cool for a few minutes. Cut and serve hot. Dip in warm tomato sauce (optional).
Notes & Tips:

If you don’t have parmesan, you can use any kind of grated cheese for these! My next top choices would be gouda, mozzarella or cheddar.

Avocado lemon salad
Let the onions sit in the dressing for at least 5 minutes before serving to marinate them and take off their sharp taste. This salad is great because it has details to it but can be done in minutes without having to cook anything!
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian
Special Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free
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  1. In a salad bowl add the lettuce, basil, cucumbers and avocado.
  2. In a jar add the onion, salt sugar, lemons and oil. Shake well before serve.
Notes & Tips:

If you don’t feel like using a lemon squeezer and then having to wash it, squeeze the lemon over your open palm over the jar (having your open palm catch all the seeds)

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Leftover tips for tomorrow’s lunch:

  • If you have leftover salad (undressed) , break apart the quinoa squares and put them in the salad with the dressing on the side!
  • The quinoa squares also reheat well if you want to have them again for lunch!

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