Superfood Salad and Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Here are two different recipes that actually go extremely well together. I took pics with my cell phone, so the quality is not the best but hopefully you get the idea of what it looks like.

SUPERFOOD SALAD with Lemon Vinairgrette

Ingredients:

½ cup dry quinoa

1/3 cup red onion, chopped

1 orange, peeled and chopped

1 avocado, chopped

1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained

1 cup pomegranate arils

1 cup frozen corn, thawed

1/3 cup cilantro, chopped

Salt & pepper

For the vinaigrette:

2 lemons, juiced (need ¼ cup)

2 garlic cloves, finely minced

Dash of sweetener (agave, stevia or white sugar)

Salt and pepper

6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

1.       Cook quinoa according to package directions. Set aside to cool.

2.       For the vinaigrette:  combine all ingredients in a jar and shake to combine

3.       Combine cooled quinoa with red onion, orange, avocado, beans, pomegranate arils, corn, cilantro and salt and pepper.  Pour vinaigrette over the salad and stir.  Serve at room temperature.

CILANTRO LIME SHRIMP

Ingredients:

2 tsp olive oil

2 lb shrimp, shelled and deveined

6 gloves garlic, minced

½ cup chopped cilantro

1 lime

Salt & pepper

Directions:

Heat large frying pan on med-high.  Add oil, and when hot, add shrimp.

Season shrimp with salt and pepper.

When shrimp is cooked on one side, about 2 minutes, turn over and add garlic.

Saute another 1-2 minutes until shrimp is cooked.

Remove from heat.

Squeeze lime all over shrimp and toss with cilantro.

Top the Superfood Salad with the Cilantro Lime Shrimp and you have an amazing and very healthy meal.

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