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Quinoa Fruit Salad

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The first time I tasted quinoa I must admit that I wasn’t really enthusiastic but there are a lot of things that I didn’t like the first time and now I love them. I gave it a second and a third chance but with the fruit and the yoghurt and honey we loved it. After eating it several times I have discovered that quinoa can be well preserved for several days in the refrigerator after being boiled, so it’s easy to assemble in the morning each day adding different fruit.

I am submitting this recipe to Aparna, of My Diverse Kitchen, who is hosting this month’s WBB: Grains in my Breakfast,

and to Suganya, of Tasty Palettes, hosting the event Whole Grains.


  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 Greek yogurt
  • 2 peaches
  • 1 pear
  • Strawberries
  • Blanched roasted almonds
  • honey


Wash and rinse quinoa.

Put quinoa and water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. 

Set aside until it cools and fluff it with a fork.

Mix all the ingredients together.

Note:  The amount of honey depends on how sweet you like your breakfast.

With one cup of quinoa you can make breakfast for 3 for a couple of days or you can use it in other recipes such as salads, soups, etc.

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Monday 18th of January 2016

Hi, for the first time I'm visiting this webiste. I found absolute info for preparing quinoa fruit salad. Thanks for sharing it, really i'm willing to gonna try it out this yummy food recipe.


Thursday 11th of September 2008

Emiline, sounds interesting and challenging.


Thursday 11th of September 2008

I really should try quinoa again. You're absolutely right. I like this sweet version! I think I read somewhere about a quinoa pancake.


Thursday 11th of September 2008

Usha, thanks. It's not really creative as yoghurt and honey are very usual in Greek cuisine.

Jenn, try it you may be surprised.

Hi Dee. Thanks for making a Wagyu pie. Although I've never had wagyu beef before the whole pie sounds great.

Elly, I am sure this is your kind of food.

Srilekha, thanks.


Thursday 11th of September 2008

that's looking yum!

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