Quinoa-Broccoli Salad with Lime Dressing

Preparation info
  • Makes

    3½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Kick Diabetes Cookbook

By Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina

Published 2018

  • About

Quinoa is rightfully known as a supergrain because of its high protein content and outstanding nutritional profile. The magnesium and potassium content is especially helpful for people with diabetes. It’s also quick to cook!


  • cups (375 ml) cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup (250


Put the quinoa, broccoli, peas, bell pepper, optional cucumber, and parsley in a medium bowl and stir to combine. Add the lime juice, tamari, and pepper and toss gently with a fork until evenly distributed. Sprinkle with the pumpkin seeds just before serving. Serve warm or cold.