Quinoa Salad with Mango, Avocado, & Tomatoes

Quinoa Salad with Mango, Avocado, & Tomatoes

Super quick and easy to throw together.  Very fresh tasting, and super healthy!


1 cup uncooked quinoa
2 cups water

1 large mango, diced
2 large tomatoes, diced
2 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 medium avocado, diced
1/4 cup fresh lime juice (I cheated and used ReaLime)
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon cumin
Salt and pepper, to taste


1. Bring quinoa and water to a bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 5 minutes. Turn the heat to low and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork. Let quinoa cool to room temperature.
2. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, mango, tomatoes, green onions, cilantro, and avocados. In a small bowl, mix lime juice, olive oil, and cumin. Pour dressing over the quinoa salad and gently stir until combined. Season with salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nichole Porath

Nichole is a blogger, elite level runner, and coach. She ran professionally for Brooks for two years after qualifying for the 2012 US Olympic Marathon Trials. During that time she founded TNC endurance, where she coaches and motivationally speaks to organizations large and small. This blog details her rise to national-level racing, and continues to follow her as she gets back into racing after starting a family. Read on, friends!

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