Asian Cashew Quinoa Salad

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RECIPE BY: Angela,

Crunchy cashews with a creamy sauce go perfectly together to make a deliciously unique quinoa salad.

 Serves 4



  • ¼ cup cashew butter (or peanut/almond butter)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger (or 1 tsp dried ginger)
  • 3 tbsp tamari (light soy sauce)
  • 2 tbsp agave (or maple syrup)
  • 2 tbsp warm water
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp crushed red chili pepper (or 1 tsp Sriracha sauce)


  1. Cook quinoa according to the package instructions, set aside to cool completely.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients together until creamy.
  3. Add the quinoa to the dressing and mix well to combine.
  4. Add the veggies, onions, cilantro and cashews. Enjoy!