Mix It Up: Want to make this your main dish? Try adding chicken, tofu or steak!
Make Ahead: Cook the quinoa a day or two in advance and keep in the refrigerator until ready to make the salad. Toast the pistachios in advance.
Simplify It: Skip toasting the pistachios for faster preparation.
Nutrition Nugget: Quinoa is a nutritious, gluten-free whole grain substitute for rice. It is truly a powerhouse food providing us with almost 13 grams of protein in just one serving of this salad. Other protein sources in this dish are the pistachios and the cheese.
Cranberry and Kefir Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 42g
Dietary Fiber 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.