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Quinoa and Sweet potato “Everything” Salad:


For  the Salad:

8 oz bag of Lettuce

1 red pepper, chopped

2 cucumbers, chopped

½ Red onion, diced

A bunch of cherry tomato’s, cut in half

3 tbsp of Toasted almonds

1 ripe Avocado, cubed 


For the Quinoa:

Boil 2 cups of water

Add 1 cup of quinoa

Lower flame and add

1 tbsp dried onion flakes

1 tbsp soy sauce

2 tbsp of olive oil


Cook for about 20 minutes on a low flame covered

Let the quinoa cool for about 5 minutes  of the flame, covered, and then fluff with fork


For the Sweet Potatoes:


Cube 4 sweet potatoes 

Slice 1-2 onions

Slice 4-5 mushrooms

Add to a cookie sheet


Add ¼ cup olive oil



A bit of chili powder 

Roast on 375 for about an hour 

Mix half way to avoid the onions and mushrooms from burning 



For the Dressing:

½ cup olive oil

About 3-4 tbsp of balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp lemon juice 

1-2 tbsp of kosher salt

½ tsp black pepper

½ tsp garlic powder 

3-4 tbsp of mayo

2 tbsp spicy brown mustard

1 tsp soy sauce 

3 tbsp of honey 


Mix all the ingredients together and mix very well until all is combined


Add all the elements to the salad and serve right away!



*Note- as a general rule, in a dressing, there is usually a 3:1 ratio with oil to vinegar.

I love using olive oil and all types of vinegars- they add so much flavor.

My favorite salad recipe ingredients:

Dijon Mustard

Spicy Brown mustard

Maple syrup


Soy sauce 

Fresh minced garlic

Fresh lemon juice

Fresh lime juice 


By: Gila Glassberg 

Gila Glassberg, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, holding an inclusive variety of foods

Gila Glassberg is a Master's level registered dietitian and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. As a teenager, she was faced with constant diet talk, body shaming and obsessive guilt around food. She struggled with disordered eating. This is what propelled her into the field of nutrition. She uses a non-diet, weight-neutral approach called Intuitive Eating. She helps growth oriented women break out of chronic dieting, and regain clarity into what is really important to them.

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