Carrot Quinoa Salad

Spiced Quinoa
1/2 cup quinoa
3/4 cup  water
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground paprika and coriander
Pinch each ground fennel seeds and cinnamon

5 medium carrots, shredded
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Juice of one lemon
1/2 teaspoon honey
2 tablespoons raisins
1/4 cup raw almonds
Large handful fresh parsley


Rinse the quinoa then add it to a pot with water and spices. Cover and simmer for 12 minutes, then remove from heat and let sit with the lid on for another 5 minutes.

In the meantime, shred the carrots and place in  a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, honey, and lemon juice.
Add the quinoa aw well as the raisins, almonds, and parsley.

Adapted from Happy Hearted Kitchen.

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