Quinoa Salad as a gluten free option

Recipe: Gluten-Free Menopause-Soothing Quinoa Salad

May 24, 2023Julieta A

As we often discuss in this blog, menopause is a natural phase in our lives that brings about a lot of changes, both physical and emotional. We are constantly looking for ways to manage our symptoms and maintain our well-being during this transition. While there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution, incorporating certain foods into our diet can potentially help ease menopause symptoms and support overall health. One such superstar on the menu is quinoa, a whole grain that packs a powerful punch of nutrients. In this blog post, we bring you a delicious and healthy quinoa recipe that we hope you will enjoy.


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup of cut oranges or tangerines
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup roasted pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  •  Salt and pepper to taste


    1. n a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, mixed greens, orange, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, roasted pumpkin seeds, and fresh parsley.

    2. In a small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper until well combined.

    3. Pour the dressing over the quinoa salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients evenly.

    4. Let the salad sit for 10-15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.

    5. Garnish your quinoa salad with a sprig of fresh rosemary for an added touch of flavor and visual appeal


Enjoy this healthy and delicious Gluten-Free Menopause-Soothing Quinoa Salad!

Note: Feel free to adjust the ingredients and seasonings according to your taste preferences.

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