Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Quinoa Confetti
Contributed by: Susan Robinson-Baraboo, WIAdded: Feb 05, 2010 at 07:04 AM


This is the prettiest side salad one could have on their plate. Enjoy! Can be chilled and served as a side salad or warmed and served as a side dish.

  • 1 cup red quinoa
  • 1/2 cup purple onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup beets (chopped)
  • 1 cup carrots (chopped)
  • 1 cup broccoli (small florettes)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins (Unsulfured), dried cranberries or currants may be substituted.
  • 1 cup fresh spinach (chopped)
  • 1 cup fresh arugula (chopped)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon apricot preserves (made only from fruit juice)or preserves for your blood type.
How to make it:
  1. Wash arugula and spinach and set aside to dry
  2. slightly steam vegetables (set aside)
  3. cook quinoa
  4. In a large mixing bowl add these ingredients:
  5. onion
  6. beets
  7. carrots
  8. raisins
  9. broccoli
  10. quinoa (cooked)
  11. apricot preserves (melted)
  12. Stir all ingredients together
  13. Cut spinach and arugula in 1/2'' to 1'' pieces and put on a dinner plate.
  14. Scoop with an ice cream scoop and place two scoops of quinoa salad on top of greens, serve and enjoy. :)