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Menu Plan for the week of June 14, 2013:  Sunday's Recipes

Chicken, Avocado and Quinoa Salad

Cooking time:  20 minutes for menu      Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

       The chicken and quinoa are quickly cooked for this salad. Assemble and eat - maybe a chilled Rosé?  

Chicken, Avocado and Quinoa Salad

Total time: 20 minutes
     I like to add quinoa or brown rice to a salad, to round it out and make it a full meal.  Plus it adds an interesting flavor and texture.

Chicken, Avocado and Quinoa Salad Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking Schedule: 20 minutes for menu
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
scissors, small bowl, whisk, salad bowl, tongs, large
skillet, small saucepan with lid

Cook quinoa
Cut chicken
Stir-fry chicken, when done, remove skillet from heat
Snip herbs
Prepare lettuce

Cut pepper
Shred carrot
Cut tomatoes
Crumble cheddar
Slice avocado
Make vinaigrette
Put lettuce, herbs in bowl, add half vinaigrette, toss well
Spoon quinoa on lettuce (when done)
Arrange rest of ingredients on salad
Drizzle with more vinaigrette, serve