Strawberry Quinoa Kale Salad

Looking for an easy make-ahead salad for your Canada Day celebration? This strawberry quinoa kale salad is as simple to prepare as it is delicious. It’s full of nutrition too!



2 cups baby spinach

2 cups kale, chopped

1 cup cooked quinoa

1 cup button mushrooms

½ cup red onion rings, thinly sliced

1 1/2 cups halved strawberries

1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

1/3 cup goat, feta or blur cheese, crumbled


1/2 c cranberry juice

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 clove garlic, crushed

1/4 cup canola oil

1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar

1 teaspoon honey

Salt and pepper


  1. Vinaigrette: Combine all ingredients and whisk until smooth.  
  2. Salad: In a glass serving bowl combine the spinach, kale, quinoa, mushrooms, onion, strawberries and almonds, and toss together gently.  Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and gently mix. Top with crumbled cheese before serving.  
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