Low-fat, so filling, and tasty! I double this recipe at the beginning of the week and it provides enough grab-and-go lunches for me and my husband for several days in the week.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.

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  • Heat a small skillet over medium heat; add macadamia nuts and cook, stirring often, until toasted, 3 to 4 minutes.

  • Combine quinoa, macadamia nuts, apple, cucumber, green bell pepper, celery, lemon juice, green onion, garlic, agave nectar, and salt in a bowl.

Nutrition Facts

314 calories; protein 8.2g; carbohydrates 40.6g; fat 15.5g; sodium 451.5mg. Full Nutrition
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