Keep it colorful with a fruit and veggie salad. Enjoy as an afternoon snack or add a little meat for a great meal. Although quinoa breaks from strict paleo, this staple food of the Inca contains more protein than rice or wheat, so it's probably worth the rule-breaking.
- ½ cup quinoa, cooked
- ¼ cup blueberries
- 1 cucumber (8-1/4") cucumber, chopped
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1 cup spinach
- 1 lemon yields lemon juice
- salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, cucumber, lemon juice and salt and pepper.
- On a plate, arrange the fresh spinach leaves, quinoa mixture and top with fresh blueberries. (Serve with grilled chicken or lean fish for a complete meal.)