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Couscous Confetti salad: Method: In a bowl, combine ½ couscous and cups boiling water. Mix it then cover and stand up to 5 minutes. Add 3-4 green onions, 1 bell pepper, 1 carrot grated, 1-2 shredded red cabbage, parsley and ½ cup golden raisins or chopped apricots. In a small bowl, mix 1 lemon,¼ cup seasoned vinegar,1 tbspn olive oil, 1 tbspn olive curry powder and 1 ½ tspn salt. Add to salad and toss to mix. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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Confetti Quinoa and Tuna Salad Ingredients: 1 Cup of Quinoa and 2 cups of water 1 Red pepper diced small 1 package frozen baby peas 1 Can of chunk white tuna packed in oil, with oil drained out 6 oz of Non-fat plain Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp white wine vinegar 1 Handfull of fresh dill, chopped fine Handful of chopped green olives (optional) Garlic powder or garlic salt, ¼ tsp Salt and Pepper to taste Bring water to a boil and add quinoa and a pinch of salt. Lower heat and simmer covered…

Confetti Couscous - Serve this colourful side dish with grilled chicken for a complete 400 calorie meal. Feel free to use different combinations of dried fruit, including jumbo raisins, dried cherries, and dried plums.