Southwestern-style quinoa salad for a lunchtime protein punch on Meatless Monday

Quinoa is one of the best sources of protein for a non-meat-eater. It's a complete protein, and when you mix in black beans and veggies with a little lime juice and toasted cumin, you've got a salad mix that tastes quite a bit like a Chipotle burrito bowl and is definitely more nutritious. This recipe was tweaked to our tastes from Forks Over Knives: The Cookbook.

See also: - White beans and kale with parsnips on Meatless Monday - Vegan slow-cooker enchiladas for an easy dinner on Meatless Monday - Calabasita-style spaghetti squash for a south-of-the-border entree on Meatless Monday

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