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Harvest Apple Quinoa Salad (Gluten-Free)

This salad is perfect for the cooler fall days!

Course Lunch, Salad
Keyword Apple, Harvest, Quinoa, salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Author Fraîche Nutrition


Salad Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar or honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

Salad Ingredients:

  • ½ cup quinoa (uncooked)
  • 4 cups washed and torn packed kale
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced red onion
  • 1 large Ambrosia BC Tree Fruits apple (cored and diced)
  • ¼ cup roasted pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup toasted pecans (roughly chopped)
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. Prepare the salad dressing by whisking all of the salad dressing ingredients together in a mason jar or wide large cup (you can also just shake the jar to mix it).
  2. Cook the quinoa according to the package directions, fluff, and set aside to cool.
  3. Place all of the salad ingredients in a bowl, toss with the dressing, add salt and pepper to taste and serve.