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Featured Recipe: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Just in time for Easter! An easy salad recipe that is always a crowd pleaser.


  • 1 ½ cups dry quinoa

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon celery seeds

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • ½ cup chopped red peppers

  • ½ cup sliced cucumbers

  • ½ cup chopped celery

  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 2 cups arugula

  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 1/3 cup sliced and pitted kalamata olives


  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Let cool.

  2. Mix olive oil, balsamic vinegar, celery seeds, and dried basil.

  3. In a large serving bowl, add quinoa, red bell peppers, cucumbers, celery, cherry tomatoes, arugula, and feta cheese. Mix well.

  4. Mix in dressing to taste. Serve at room temperature and enjoy!

Dr. Melyssa Hoitink, ND

The Lakeside Clinic

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Email: info@thelakesideclinic.com


570 Bryne Dr., Unit F

Barrie, Ontario, Canada

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