Roasted Cranberry & Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

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Randi Karlinsky MS, RDN, LDN, CHC, NASM-CPT

10 ingredients · 45 minutes · 6 servings


  • 4 Sweet Potato (medium, peeled and cubed)

  • 3 tbsps Avocado Oil (divided)

  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt

  • 2 cups Frozen Cranberries (or fresh)

  • 1 cup Quinoa (dry, uncooked)

  • 2 cups Water

  • 1 1/2 tbsps Apple Cider Vinegar

  • 2 tsps Dijon Mustard

  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup

  • 1/2 cup Pumpkin Seeds


1. Preheat oven to 400oF (204oC).

2. In a glass or foil-lined baking dish, toss the sweet potato with 1/3 of the avocado oil, and

salt. Roast for 30 minutes, adding the cranberries midway.

3. Combine the quinoa and water in a saucepan over high heat. Once boiling, reduce to a simmer and cover with a lid. Let simmer for 13 to 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove lid, turn off the heat and fluff with a fork.

4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the remaining avocado oil, apple cider vinegar, mustard and maple syrup. Add the roasted sweet potato, cranberries, quinoa and pumpkin seeds. Gently toss until well combined. Enjoy!


  • No Sweet Potato Use carrots or butternut squash instead.

  • Leftovers Refrigerate in an airtight container up to five days.

  • No Quinoa Use rice or cauliflower rice instead.

  • More Greens Add spinach or arugula.

Calories 320

Protein 8g

Fat 13g Sodium 170mg

Polyunsaturated 3g Calcium 60mg

Monounsaturated 7g Iron 3mg

Carbs 44g Vitamin D 0IU

Amount per serving
Fiber 7g

Folate 62μg

Sugar 7g V

Vitamin B12 0μg