• ½ cup quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 bunch flat-leaf parsley washed and chopped (thick stems removed)
  • 4 Persian cucumbers, peeled in strips, seeded and diced
  • 2 medium tomatoes diced
  • 1 ripe, but slightly firm avocado diced
  • 2-3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. In a small saucepan bring water and salt to a boil.

2. Stir in quinoa, cover and lower the heat to simmer. Cook for 15 minutes.

3. Put quinoa into a medium size mixing bowl and cool.

4. Add parsley, cucumbers, tomatoes, avocado and oil to quinoa.

5. Mix and season to taste with salt and pepper.

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