High Protein Fruit Salad

A refreshing and delicious healthy snack!


  • Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, slice strawberries and cherries and place in a large bowl along with blueberries
  • Mix the dressing ingredients (maple syrup, balsamic, lime juice, salt) in a small jar and adjust to taste if necessary.
  • Note: You may have to double the dressing recipe if your salad is quite large.
  • Fluff cooked quinoa with a fork and add to large bowl with fruit. Combine. Pour on dressing and mix well.
  • Serve immediately or chill in the fridge until serving time.


  • 3/4 cup Quinoa, uncooked
  • 2 cup slices Strawberries
  • 2 cup Blueberries
  • 1 cup pitted Sweet cherry, raw (sliced)
  • 2 tbsp Maple syrup, pure (or other liquid sweetener)
  • 1 tsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice (fresh)
  • 1 pinch Kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup whole Almonds, raw (chopped)


Berries are packed with antioxidants called anthocyanins and they are a great source of fiber

Quinoa is very high in fiber and is a complete protein, it is low on the glycemic index and naturally gluten-free

Dietary servings Per Portion

Fruit 2.5

Grain 1.6

Meat Alternative 0.5

Energy sources

Carbohydrates 60%

Fat 29%

Protein 11%

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