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Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Total time: 20 minutes
     Quinoa is very high in protein and "contains a balanced set of essential amino acids for humans, making it an unusually complete food" according to Wikipedia.  The avocado adds a creamy, luscious, element to the quinoa, (even if the color was a little strange).  You can substitute Basmati or Jasmine rice.

Quinoa and Avocado Salad Ingredients:

 Instructions:

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               Nutrition Information
             

Recipe serves 2 
          Entire Recipe / per serving

Calories:  894 / 447
Total Carbohydrates:  
94 / 47
          Dietary Fiber: 23 / 11.5
Total Fat:  59 / 29.5
         Saturated Fat: 8 / 4
Cholesterol:  7 / 3.5
Protein:  19 / 9.5
Calcium:  44 / 22
Sodium:   490 / 245

General Technical Details and Disclaimer:.

Measurements are actual measurements used for calculation. If there are no values the nutritional numbers were simply too small.

I try to be accurate, but I do not guarantee it.  I use 'grams' as the unit of weight; with an approximate conversion to ounces.

My information comes from my own digital, computerized scale
and the USDA Nutrient Data Library: http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/