LYL: quinoa, fruit and nut salad

Its that time. Leave your quinoa, fruit and nut salad links here. :)

Have a great weekend!

(and Happy Birthday to our staff member Joel! Hope you have a fab bday dude!)

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69 Responses to “LYL: quinoa, fruit and nut salad”

  1. lizzy April 1, 2011 at 9:40 AM #

    Another winner…my picky family wasn’t interested, but I savored every bite for my lunches this week!

    http://thatskinnychickcanbake.blogspot.com/2011/04/quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad.html

  2. yummychunklet April 1, 2011 at 9:42 AM #

    This was tasty…after I had to nix the dried fruit. (Don’t kill me! Ha!)

    http://yummychunklet.wordpress.com/2011/04/01/ffwd-quinoa-not-dried-fruit-nut-salad/

  3. Adriana April 1, 2011 at 9:43 AM #

    I really liked it! Over greens + some chicken

    http://www.greatfood360.com/french-fridays-with-dorie-quinoa-fruit-and-nu

  4. Create Amazing Meals April 1, 2011 at 9:50 AM #

    I was abruptly reminded I was human when I realized I’s used the right grain but made the wrong recipe! It turned out pretty well anyway!

    http://www.createamazingmeals.com/2011/03/french-fridays-with-dorie-slightly-off.html

  5. Cher April 1, 2011 at 9:53 AM #

    http://crazyworldofcher.blogspot.com/2011/03/hello-has-anybody-seen-spring-fruit-nut.html

    Very lovely. A hint of spring on a snowy day :-)

  6. RedsKitchenDiaries April 1, 2011 at 9:54 AM #

    This is MADE for summer barbecue season – definitely more-ish!!

    http://redskitchendiaries.wordpress.com/2011/04/01/french-fridays-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad/

    next time, I’m going to faff around and add a little feta to the mix for some savouriness …

    • Adriana April 1, 2011 at 8:43 PM #

      Feta sounds like a fantastic addition! I succumbed to the potential for ‘where’s the meat’ and added chicken.

  7. Jen @ My Morning Chocolate April 1, 2011 at 10:02 AM #

    I added chickpeas and Havarti cheese to make this salad heartier. I will definitely be making this one again!

    http://mymorningchocolate.com/2011/04/01/quinoa-salad-french-fridays-with-dorie/

  8. napangel April 1, 2011 at 10:04 AM #

    I really loved this salad. I can’t wait to make it again.

    http://www.napangel.com/2011/04/01/french-friday-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad/

  9. Ronda Kisner April 1, 2011 at 10:05 AM #

    Yay! I am finally healthy enough to participate again! We really enjoyed this salad.

    http://lilacsinmay.blogspot.com/2011/03/french-fridays-with-dorie-quinoa-fruit_31.html

  10. popsiclesandsandyfeet April 1, 2011 at 10:05 AM #

    I am late to the Quinoa Party but loving it now that I am here.

    http://popsiclesandsandyfeet.blogspot.com/2011/04/french-fridays-with-dorie-quinoa-fruit.html

  11. SisBoom April 1, 2011 at 10:06 AM #

    I served it as lettuce wraps for something different. Loved it.
    http://www.sisboomblog.com/2011/04/quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad.html

  12. MsHobby April 1, 2011 at 10:11 AM #

    I agree, this is one that I will make again, perfect for a picnic.

    http://inpursuitofhobby.blogspot.com/2011/03/ffwd-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad.html

  13. StephIrey April 1, 2011 at 10:11 AM #

    We enjoyed this and I ate it all week for lunch! I’m off to Vegas for the weekend, so I’ll check out everyone’s blogs next week. Have a great one!

    http://jumpingoffthecliff-sirey.blogspot.com/2011/04/french-fridays-with-dorie-quinoa-fruit.html

  14. kudoskitchen April 1, 2011 at 10:18 AM #

    Not something I was overly fond of but glad I made it. I learned a great deal about quinoa!

    http://kudoskitchenbyrenee.blogspot.com/2011/04/ffwd-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad.html

  15. Newfinmysoup April 1, 2011 at 10:33 AM #

    I adapted ours a bit, using fresh oranges, almonds, spinach, asparagus, and parsley, and served it with thick, juicy lamb chops and harissa sauce. Looking forward to mixing with other ingredients!

    http://newfinmysoup.blogspot.com/2011/04/quinoa-nice-getting-to-know-ya.html

  16. Allison April 1, 2011 at 10:52 AM #

    This is going to be my potluck salad this summer!

    http://frenchwhisk.blogspot.com/2011/04/french-fridays-quinoa-fruit-and-nut.html

  17. Spike April 1, 2011 at 11:04 AM #

    ummmm…I kind of messed up the recipe order. Making the quinoa tomorrow! http://spikebakes.tumblr.com/post/4251192976/garlicky-crumb-coated-broccoli

  18. chefpandita April 1, 2011 at 11:44 AM #

    Happy Birthday, Joel! Here’s my link + a recipe for asian inspired quinoa:
    http://chefpandita.com/2011/04/01/quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad/

  19. passionate_cocinera April 1, 2011 at 11:49 AM #

    I haven’t participated in FFwD in a while but I had to try this recipe. My variation uses Red Inca quinoa for added nuttiness and color.

    http://cocinadiary.blogspot.com/2011/04/french-fridays-with-dorie-quinoa-fruit.html

  20. franklyentertaining April 1, 2011 at 11:50 AM #

    It was good, but I think next time I make it – it will be better!

    http://www.franklyentertaining.com/2011/04/01/ffwd-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad/

  21. creolekid April 1, 2011 at 11:55 AM #

    Great and beautiful salad — off for a hike!

    http://www.creolekid.com/2011/04/quinoa-salad/

  22. betsyp April 1, 2011 at 12:13 PM #

    A winner for everyone at my house (with and without fruit)!

    http://aplatefulofhappiness.wordpress.com/2011/04/01/french-fridays-with-dorie-quinoa-and-nut-salad-avec-ou-sans-fruit/

    And Happy Birthday Joel!

  23. cdcooks April 1, 2011 at 12:18 PM #

    My husband and I both loved this recipe. This is going into regular rotation at our house!

    http://flavorsings.blogspot.com/2011/04/ffwd-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad.html

  24. katieok April 1, 2011 at 12:34 PM #

    Added vinaigrette over warm quinoa for better absorption, then the fruits. Toasted sliced almonds added just before serving for extra crunch. We had it for lunch today as the nor’easter blew in…..loved it and will make again.

  25. Pachecopatty April 1, 2011 at 12:46 PM #

    http://pattysfood.blogspot.com/2011/04/quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad-for-french.html

    I’m happy to be posting my link here;-)

  26. Bakeawaywithme April 1, 2011 at 1:01 PM #

    I really enjoyed this salad! Will definitely make again! I did add a bit of cinnamon…I thought it needed to be kicked up a notch!

  27. Diethood April 1, 2011 at 1:01 PM #

    Loved it! The day after it was even better.

    http://diethood.com/2011/04/01/french-fridays-with-dorie-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad-2/

  28. tricia April 1, 2011 at 1:04 PM #

    http://triciaandnanacookingwithdorie.blogspot.com/2011/04/quinoa-fruit-nut-salad.html

    Very unusual and a fun adventure. We have both agreed to experiment with the rest of the quinoa on hand (thank you Costco for selling such large bags :)

  29. ComeUndone April 1, 2011 at 1:25 PM #

    Good basic recipe that invites lots of creativity. I made mine with a Moroccan flavour with dried cherries, apricots, figs, pistachios, almonds, black sesame seeds. And of course, pomegranate molasses!

    http://wscwong.typepad.com/dessert_by_candy/2011/04/creative-influences.html

  30. tammycirceo April 1, 2011 at 1:28 PM #

    If I wasn’t part of this group, I’m not sure that I would’ve tried this recipe. However, I’m glad that I did as I’ve now found a new favorite. At the end of my post, I give my ideas on how I will create a ‘new’ dish for the summer using fresh vegetables. Can’t wait to try that, too!
    http://tammycirceo.typepad.com/tammy_circeo_musings_on_l/2011/04/french-fridays-with-dorie-quinoa-fruit-nut-salad.html

  31. chayacomfycook April 1, 2011 at 4:22 PM #

    http://comfycook.wordpress.com/2011/04/01/quinoa-with-fruit-and-nuts-ffwd/

    Great use of quinoa.

  32. Linda April 1, 2011 at 5:00 PM #

    Really liked this one!

    http://www.divaweigh.com/2011/04/french-fridays-quinoa-fruit-and-nut.html

    Really!

  33. gaaarp April 1, 2011 at 6:24 PM #

    Think you can’t find a parallel between quinoa and “The Last Temptation of Christ”?

    Think again! http://gaaarp.wordpress.com/2011/03/31/quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad-ffwd/

  34. speckleofdirt April 1, 2011 at 6:28 PM #

    I’m loving the fact that Dorie offers you the option of making variations on her trusted recipes. I’m looking forward to making this again and punching it up with more of a Citrus taste with Grand Marnier and Zest!

    http://speckleofdirt.com/?p=790

  35. Judy22 April 1, 2011 at 8:26 PM #

    This is definitely a recipe I will make again.

    http://wandasue22.blogspot.com/2011/04/ffwd-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad.html

  36. mlw April 1, 2011 at 9:03 PM #

    We enjoyed this recipe. I made mine with raisins, apricots, sunflower seeds, almonds, walnuts, parsley and cilantro.

  37. ryanbakes April 1, 2011 at 9:37 PM #

    I really liked the dressing for this recipe!

    http://www.ryanbakes.com/2011/04/ffwd-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad.html

  38. Connie April 1, 2011 at 11:09 PM #

    Good dish. And so flexable. Just use up the extra nuts, fruit and herbs and you have a great meal. Thanks Dorie
    http://connie-inthekitchen.blogspot.com/2011/04/quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad.html

  39. laurcl April 1, 2011 at 11:44 PM #

    Got it wrong, but will make the correct recipe tomorrow o -:
    http://lyabroudy.blogspot.com/2011/04/shoot.html

  40. LaJuana April 2, 2011 at 12:36 AM #

    http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=286178&id=620111629&l=70244ba677

    Love a meatless high protein meal that seems to be filled with dozens of flavors!

    I’m still envious of gaaarp’s dried fruits though! Amazingly beautiful!

  41. onewetfoot April 2, 2011 at 2:55 AM #

    We had this for dinner tonight with greens and yogurt – it’s a lovely meal all on its own. Looking forward to the leftovers tomorrow.

    http://onewetfoot.wordpress.com/2011/04/01/ffwd-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad/

  42. Beth@omgyummy April 2, 2011 at 2:03 PM #

    Sorry – I’m late again but I’m here! Made it for breakfast (pattern developing if you remember my linguine post). Didn’t absolutely love it but liked it a lot and can’t wait for the flavors to keep developing. Definitely has me sold on continuing to work with quinoa in various ways. Versatile and oh so healthy. Have a great weekend everyone!

    http://omgyummy.wordpress.com/2011/04/02/quirky-quinoa-french-fridays-with-dorie/

  43. Lana April 2, 2011 at 8:11 PM #

    A perfect dish for a long, sunny and warm Southern California day. Loved it!
    http://bibberche.com/2011/04/quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad-dorie-greenspan/

  44. Guileless Gourmande April 2, 2011 at 8:28 PM #

    Um, really loved this one!!! I think it was more than 4 servings, but I’ll be enjoying leftovers :) Served with salad and yogurt as suggested. Really felt healthy when I was eating it!!!

    http://guilelessgourmande.blogspot.com/2011/04/quinoa-salad.html

  45. CafeTerraBlog April 5, 2011 at 4:01 PM #

    Here is my link for the delicious Quinoa Fruit and Nut Salad! I loved this recipe, was a really refreshing dish for summer:-)

    http://www.cafeterrablog.com/2011/04/05/meatless-monday-ffwd-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad/

  46. Kayte April 16, 2011 at 3:11 PM #

    Doing a little catching up: Here’s my link for the Quinoa, Fruit, and Nut Salad…a lovely lunch indeed. http://grandmaskitchentable.typepad.com/grandmas_kitchen_table/2011/04/french-fridays-with-dorie-quinoa-fruit-and-nut-salad.html

  47. Glennis-CBWA April 19, 2011 at 8:13 AM #

    Like Kayte…playing catch up! I could learn to enjoy this regularly as a salad addition! Maybe seasoned a little differently…??
    http://cantbelieveweate.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/french-fridays-with-dorie-catching-up/

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