Southwestern Black Bean, Quinoa and Mango Medley

Southwestern Black Bean, Quinoa and Mango Medley
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Servings:Serving Size: 1 cup Points+: 4 pts • Smart Points: 4
Calories: 164 • Fat: 4 g • Protein: 6 g • Carb: 27 g • Fiber: 7 g • Sugar: 11.6 g
Sodium: 93 mg

Ingredients:

  • 15-ounce can black beans, no salt added, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa (according to package directions)
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mango
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • juice from 1 medium lemon or lime
  • 1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric

Directions:

Mix together the beans, quinoa, corn, bell pepper, mango, onion, cilantro, and jalapeño in a mixing bowl.

Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, cumin, chili powder, and turmeric in a small bowl.

Drizzle over the mixture and toss. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Energy Balls

1/2 cup Peanut Butter (or Almond Butter)

1/3 cup honey

1/2 cup ground flaxseed

1/2 cup chocolate chips

2/3 cup toasted coconut

1 cup oatmeal

Mix all together and refridgeate an hour.  Roll into balls and keep in the fridge.

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