Southwest Black Bean Salad
This Southwest Black Bean Salad is the perfect cold salad to pack for lunches or enjoy on the weekend – Vegan – Gluten Free – and oh so yummy!
  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  2. meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add corn and spices, and roast for 3-4 minutes. Add bell pepper, and cook for 2 more minutes. Transfer to a bowl to cool.
  3. Gently toss quinoa, corn mixture, black beans, and lime juice/zest. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate.
  4. Serve cold with avocado and chopped cilantro, if desired.