Quinoa Salad Stuffed Avocados Recipe

In this post discover a lite and super easy to create Quinoa Salad Stuffed Avocados recipe.  This is a guest post you will want to print and use again and again!

Quinoa Salad Stuffed Avocados

Want a great recipe that doesn’t weigh you down? Monica Auslander, leading nutritionist who developed Essence Nutrition Registered Dietitians, has shared the tasty recipe featured in my post today.  No guilt and yet you will feel full and ready to take on the rest of the day without needing a nap.

quinoa salad stuffed avocados

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Quinoa Salad Stuffed Avocados

Quinoa Salad Stuffed Avocados


  • 1 Avocado
  • 1/4 cup dry quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped spinach
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  1. Cook the quinoa to package instructions and set aside.
  2. Dice the cilantro and spinach.
  3. Combine with mustard, lemon juice, honey, cumin, and garlic.
  4. Add one tablespoon of water to the dressing until it is homogenous.
  5. Add tomatoes and chickpeas to the quinoa.
  6. Pour dressing over the quinoa mixture until it is evenly coated. Cut the avocado in half and remove pit.
  7. Top with even parts of quinoa salad.

Recipe Credit: EssenceNutritionMiami.com

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