Healthy Watermelon Summer Salad with Quinoa

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Sides
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There’s something magical about this delicious Watermelon Summer Salad with Quinoa, which features sweet watermelon, fresh strawberries, slivered almonds, quinoa and feta cheese. It’s both flavorful and hearty, making it a great diet dish to bring along to barbecues and picnics all season-long.

Since this refreshing dish counts as one SmartCarb and one PowerFuel on the Nutrisystem weight loss program, it makes a perfect flex lunch for women. Men seeking a flex lunch can eat both servings. Want to enjoy this healthy meal for dinner? Just double up the quinoa or almonds so you can tack on another PowerFuel.

Servings: 2

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 1 PowerFuel

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh watermelon
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup fat-free feta cheese crumbles
  • Red wine vinegar (to taste)
  • Basil (to taste)

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients, topping with basil.
  2. Cover and chill in fridge before enjoying (optional).