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RECIPE: Freekeh Fruit Salad with Cinnamon Cider Vinaigrette

A fruit salad with grains, who would have thought? To go along with our Wellness Wednesday theme Whole Grain Goodness and National Cholesterol Month – here is a recipe that highlights grains in a different way. This simple, sweet, and refreshing recipe has fiber, protein, and tastes delicious!

Freekeh Fruit Salad with Cinnamon Cider Vinaigrette

Makes 8 servings

Serving Size: ½ cup



  • 1 cup Freekeh, cooked
  • ½ cup Quinoa, cooked
  • 9 oz Orange segments, fresh
  • 1 cup Blueberries, fresh
  • ½ cup Pineapple, fresh, diced

Cinnamon Cider Vinaigrette

  • 1 Tbsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Ginger root, fresh, grated
  • 1 Tbsp Orange juice
  • ½ tsp Dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Canola oil


  1. Prepare Grains: Cook Freekeh and Quinoa according to package instructions – overcook slightly so they are tender when cold.
  2. Prepare Cinnamon Cider Vinaigrette: Whisk all ingredients together. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. To Serve: Toss together Freekeh, Quinoa, Fruit, and Dressing.
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  • September 18, 2019


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