Simple Green Salad with Quinoa & Lemon Tahini Dressing

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1.) Cook 1 cup of quinoa. Either on the stovetop or in a rice cooker.

2.) Meanwhile, prepare the Lemon Tahini Dressing. Combine the following ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until evenly blended: 

~ 1/4 cup warm water

~ 1 clove garlic, finely minced 

~ 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 

~ 1/2 teaspoon agave nectar or maple syrup 

~ 1/4 teaspoon salt 

~ 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 

3.) Heat up 1 can of organic black beans. 

4.) Chop up one large tomato.

5.) In a large bowl combine the quinoa, black beans, and tomato together with 5-6 cups of organic baby spring mix. 

7.) Toss gently until well combined.

8.) Serve in 2 separate bowls.

9.) Top with the tahini dressing and enjoy!