Orange Twisted Quinoa Waldorf Salad

½ cup uncooked quinoa

½ cup quartered seedless grapes, green or purple or a combination of both

1 stalk celery, chopped (about 1/3 cup)

1 small apple, chopped

1 oz chopped walnuts, toasted (about ¼ cup)

¼ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt

2 Tbsp orange juice

1 ½ tsp honey

¼ tsp salt

Dash of pepper

1 cup canned mandarin oranges, drained

  1. Prepare quinoa according to package directions.  Place in large bowl. Mix in grapes, celery, apples and walnuts.
  2. Whisk yogurt, orange juice, honey, salt and pepper in small bowl.  Pour into quinoa and mix well.  Add orange sections, reserving some for garnish and mix gently.  Garnish with remaining oranges and fresh mint, if desired.

 

Makes 4 servings (about 1 cup each)

208 kcal; 6gm total fat; <1gm sat fat; 7gm PRO; 32gm CHO; 0mg cholesterol; 8gm fiber; 172mg sodium.

Exchanges: 1 starch; 1 fruit; 1 fat.