Minted Quinoa Fruit Salad

1 C. Quinoa, rinsed thoroughly

1/4 Tsp salt

1/3 C. chopped mint

1/4 C. vanilla-flavored yoghurt

2 Tbs O.J.

1 1/2 C. sliced strawberries

2 Kiwi fruits, peeled and sliced

One 11-oz can mandarin oranges

  1. In a medium pan, bring the salt and 2 cups water to a boil; add quinoa. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered until the quinoa is translucent, about 15 minutes.
  2. In mini food processor combine the mint, yogurt and OJ; puree.
  3. Set aside six strawberries and 3 kiwi slices. In a large serving bowl, combine the remaining strawberries, kiwi and mandarin oranges. Drizzle with yogurt sauce; toss to coat. Add the quinoa; toss gently to combine garnish with the reserved fruit. Refrigerate until well chilled, 1 to 2 hours.

Makes 6 servings points per serving 3.