Goat Cheese and Quinoa Salad…..

Warmer weather is on the way and with it the start to lighter meal ideas.  Enjoy!!!

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed and drained
3 cups water
1/4 cup finely chopped hazelnuts
1/4 cup finely chopped pecan nuts
100g goats cheese
300g kidney beans, drained and rinsed
800g baby roma or yellow pepper tomatoes, halved
1 cucumber chopped
1/3 cup currants
2 Tbsp oil
1/4 cup salad sprouts
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves

Dressing:

1/4 cup olive oil

1 Tbsp lemon juice

2 tsp white wine vinegar

1 tsp sugar

1/2 tsp dried oregano

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Our Inner Motivations….

” What causes us to make the decisions we make and to evolve in the way that we do?  In Sanskrit, Sanskaras are known as impressions and they are karmic motivational forces that continually arise in an individual’s consciousness. They affect the decisions we make, our perceptions, and how we handle situations.  Everything we perceive in life is based on our own experiences, past or present. The way in which we interpret a piece of art work will differ depending on our own subjective experience of it. Quantum physics supports this idea by stating that our perceptions affect the reality of any given situation.  For example, one person observing a train from one direction has a different impression of it than someone who witnesses it from the opposite direction. The wave particle changes and therefore, reality is never fixed.

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