I love when I find an ultra-healthy, but super yummy, recipe… this one has been a summer staple in my fridge! This Super Food Salad, inspired by Iowa Girl Eats (with just a few tweaks), has also become my go-to party dish… so easy to make ahead of time. Use the link below to pin this recipe!


Super Food Salad
1/2 c. uncooked quinoa
1/3 c. red onion, chopped
1 avocado, chopped
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 c. pomegranate arils (Trader Joes sells these year-round)
1 c. frozen corn, thawed
1/3 c. cilantro, chopped
2 lemons, juiced (need 1/4 cup juice)
2 minced garlic cloves
dash of  sugar
3 T extra virgin olive oil


Cook quinoa according to directions, let cool completely. Mix together all ingredients and toss with vinaigrette. Serves 5.

xo, Jen