1/2 - 1cupcherry tomatoes, halved or quartered(sun-dried tomatoes are also a great option)
1/2 - 1cupcucumber, chopped(leave out seeds)
1/2 - 1cupolives, sliced
1cupfresh basil (or 2 tablespoons basil paste)
1/3cupextra virgin olive oil
1/2cup nuts(any nut of choice)
1/4cup parmesan cheese(omit if doing the Daniel Fast)
salt and pepper to taste
The only cooking that’s required is cooking the quinoa. Start this first (typically with 2 cups of water per cup of quinoa), and wash, chop and slice your veggies so they're ready for the cooked quinoa once it’s finished - which has a cook time of only about 20 minutes.
How To Make The Sauce
Mix the salad dressing ingredients with an immersion blender or small food processor and mix with salad in a large bowl.