Apple, Quinoa and Blue Cheese Salad

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

Let’s eat light tonight and make a wonderful salad. To make it perfectly balanced, we’ve filled it with all our favorite ingredients. The base ingredients are quinoa, apple, and avocado, set upon a bed of fresh salad. To give it a new and interesting flavor, we’ve prepared a strawberry-based dressing. It is quite a complex one, so we dearly invite you to try it.

Ingredients Needed for Apple, Quinoa and Blue Cheese Salad

    For the salad dressing:

    1 tablespoon mustard
    1 tablespoon strawberry jam
    1 teaspoon sugar
    1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 teaspoon onion powder
    1 teaspoon poppy seeds
    ½ teaspoon salt

    For the salad:

    1 ounce almonds
    1 ounce pumpkin seeds
    3.5 ounces of salad mix
    2 tablespoons of dried cranberries
    1 avocado, diced
    5 ounces of cooked quinoa
    1 apple, diced
    1 ounce blue cheese, cubed

How to Make Apple, Quinoa and Blue Cheese Salad

  1. You can start with the dressing. Add all of the ingredients in a blender and blend them until smooth.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat, and add the almonds and pumpkin seeds.
  3. Add the salad in a large bowl along with the avocado, cooked quinoa (if you want a tip on how to cook quinoa, click here), and apple.
  4. Serve with the dressing and the blue cheese on top!


  1. I don’t normally post on the recipes I find online but this was just so good! I’ve been craving blue cheese and also trying to eat more quinoa- this was perfect. Light but very satisfying. Thank you for sharing!

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