Roasted Veggie Quinoa Salad

roast veggies and quinoa salad

Serves 2

For the roasted veggies

1 small carrot roughly chopped

1 small zucchini roughly chopped

½ red bell pepper roughly chopped

1 cup broccoli roughly chopped

½ small red onion roughly chopped

1 small parsnip roughly chopped

3 cloves garlic roughly chopped

1 tbsp olive or coconut oil

1 pinch sea salt

For the quinoa

1 ½ cup water

1 cup quinoa

2 tbs olive oil

1 tsp salt

In a roasting pan, coat the veggies with olive or coconut oil and sea salt. Roast in the oven at 400 degrees for 30-40 minutes stirring occasionally.  Cook quinoa per package directions.

To Serve

In a large bowl mix together roasted veggies and cooked quinoa. Toss with 2 tbsp. sesame oil and 4 tbsp. tamari.  Garnish with chopped cilantro and ½ cup pumpkin seeds.