A Taste of NHBP: Pesto Quinoa Salad

Pesto Quinoa Salad

Course Salad


  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 large cucumber, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup jarred pesto
  • 1/4 cup shaved parmesan


  • Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  • Dice all vegetables. Once quinoa has cooled slightly, mix together quinoa and vegetables. Add pesto and mix again.
  • Place in refrigerator to chill for approximately 30 minutes. Top with shaved parmesan before serving.


Normal Nutrition?
Many people have a common question: “What is normal eating?” The short answer to that question is that there is no such thing as “normal” eating because every person is unique and has their own genetics, food preferences, medical needs and relationship with food. However, there are some guidelines for general healthful nutrition General healthful nutrition is eating in a way that is consistent and sustainable. Normal eating means feeling hungry before eating and feeling satisfied after eating. Overeating and undereating are also a part of nutrition at times, but not always. General healthful eating is choosing foods that support our long-term physical, mental, spiritual and emotional health. General healthful eating is understanding and being at peace with the fact that some days we will eat more and some days we will eat less, which is okay! We are humans, not robots, so our eating and nutrition change daily.


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