Mexican Fiesta Quinoa Salad

Yield: 2 servings
Calories: 301
Theme: Salads
Mexican Fiesta Quinoa Salad

Viewer Vallori's sweet and salty salad recipe will leave you feeling satisfied and energized for the day. The salad's Mexican twist makes for a light, delicious, and flavorful lunchtime option. Plus, avocado, coconut oil, and grass-fed beef are beneficial for brain health and might even help you prevent Alzheimer's disease. 


  • 3 oz grass-fed hanger steak
  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 1/2 avocado, chopped
  • 1 lime
  • 4 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 tsp scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp grated salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 sliced apple
  • toasted coconut


1. Sear the hanger steak to your preference. 

2. In a big bowl, mix the quinoa, avocado, cherry tomatoes, coconut oil, cilantro, scotch bonnet pepper, and ginger together. 

3. Top it off with lime, toasted coconut, salt, and pepper, to taste. 

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