Chicken with Quinoa, Oranges, and Walnuts

This chicken and quinoa dish is packed with healthy proteins and good fats. Walnuts give it crunch, and oranges and herbs give it lots of fresh flavors. I added some red and yellow diced peppers and topped with a bit of avocado.IMG_4812

Total Time: 10 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 2 servings

1 cup cooked quinoa
3 oz. shredded rotisserie chicken breast (about ½ cup)
1 oz. walnuts, coarsely chopped (about 14 halves)
1 medium orange, peeled and chopped
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 tsp. red wine vinegar
¼ tsp. sea salt
1 dash ground black pepper
Optional – extra veggies (i.e. peppers) and avocado

1. Place quinoa, chicken, orange, walnuts, and cilantro in serving bowl.
2. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar; season with salt and pepper.
3. Mix well and enjoy.

Tip: Simmer your chicken in some bone broth in the crock-pot to get the tenderness, flavour and extra health benefits.

1 yellow, 1 red, 1 blue/orange

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