Newbie – Mango Salad

 A highlight of one of my absolute favorite summer salads!

          Mango Salad


1 chopped tomato

1 chopped cucumber (peeled if needed)

1 chopped avocado

1/2 chopped red onion

1 chopped pepper (any color)

2 TBSP lemon juice

2-3 cups chopped mixed salad greens

4 cups COOKED and cooled quinoa


1 cup fresh chopped cilantro

1 mango chopped

1 cup chopped jicama

Mix tomato, cucumber, red onion, avocado, pepper with lemon juice and sprinkle with sea salt.

Divide onto 4 plates and top each with one cup quinoa. Then add cilantro, mango, and jicama.

 Enjoy with your choice of dressing, mango lime or  creamy tomatillo dressing.


1 cup fresh mango

1/2 cup safflower oil

1/4 cup agave nectar ( or maple syrup)

1/4 cup lime juice

1 TBSP rice vinegar (or balsamic)

1 tsp fresh grated ginger

2 tsp sea salt

1 clove of garlic

Place all ingredients in a blender and puree.

Source: WFM 1-10

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