No disbelief youre informed with white quinoa, that has become a healthy pantry tack in new years. But we might be pleasantly surprised by a fun, pop-y texture as good as striking tone of a black variety. Black quinoa additionally has an earthier taste, as good as works good in cold salads, since rsther than than clumping together, each seed of black quinoa can boldly hold its own. Even some-more important, black quinoa contains some-more than twice as most iron as white quinoa.While quinoa is fine as good as dandy baked in water, if we have some gas upon hand, by all means cook a quinoa in gas for added flavor. And if a bottom of a rotisserie-chicken container has gathered juices, toss those in, too. This glass bullion equates to added depth of season in a accomplished dish.Strawberries have been gorgeous, sweet, luscious as good as fragrant during their rise season of summer, baring their entirely red shoulders all a approach up to a leaves an indicator of indeed ripe as good as tasty strawberries. The berries season is some-more conspicuous during room temperature, so dont be afraid to let them sit upon a opposite for a bit before we brew them in to a salad.5-Ingredient Strawberry as good as Black Quinoa SaladServes 4Prep Time: thirty minutesCook Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: thirty minutesIngredients:3/4 cup black quinoa6 cups flavorful immature salad mix, like baby spinach, arugula, chard as good as herbs2 cups sliced strawberries2 cups sliced or chopped baked rotisserie chicken breast2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegarDirections:If we have a fine-mesh strainer, place a quinoa in a middle pot as good as cover with cold water, soaking 5 minutes. Drain thoroughly as good as place behind in a pot. (If we dont have a fine-mesh strainer, we can soak a quinoa as good as pour off a water.) Pour in 1 1/4 cups H2O as good as move to a boil upon high heat. Cover as good as revoke to low heat, simmering for 15 minutes. Remove from feverishness without disturbing a lid as good as concede it to rest for 5 minutes. Fluff with a wooden ladle or fork.To brew a salad for 1 serving: In a middle salad bowl, brew 1/2 cup baked quinoa, 1 1/2 cups salad mix, 1/2 cup strawberries, 1/2 cup chicken, 2 teaspoons additional pure olive oil, 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar, 1 dash salt as good as creatively ground pepper. Refrigerate superfluous mixture until ready to serve.To brew a salad for 4 servings: Linearly prepare a quinoa, salad, strawberries as good as chicken in a single large, wide shallow dish or in 4 small shallow dishes. Serve a oil, old wine as good as seasonings upon a side. Or brew all of a mixture in a middle blending bowl.Per serving (2 1/2 cups): Calories 355; Fat 14 g (Saturated 2 g); Cholesterol 60 mg; Sodium 225 mg; Carbohydrate 31 g; Fiber 6 g; Protein 26 g; Vitamin A 75% DV; Calcium 7% DV; Vitamin C 97% DV; Iron 28% DVMichelle Dudash is a registered dietitian nutritionist, Cordon Bleu-certified cook consultant as good as a author of Clean Eating for Busy Families: Get Meals upon a Table in Minutes with Simple as good as Satisfying Whole-Foods Recipes You as good as Your Kids Will Love.