Jeweled Arugula Salad with Turmeric Yogurt Dressing 

Perfect on its own or as a side.
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A deliciously easy salad that works well on its own or as a side. Make a note of the dressing, it's tasty and you'll want to pair it will all your salads. 


  • ½ cup quinoa 
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt, divided 
  • ¼ cup Unsweetened Yogurt 
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice 
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric 
  • 1 garlic clove, minced or pressed 
  • 1 container (5oz) arugula 
  • 2 navel oranges, peeled and cut into rounds 
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds 
  • ¼ cup pistachios, roughly chopped 


In a medium saucepan combine quinoa, ¼ teaspoon salt, and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes. Transfer quinoa to a plate to cool. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid combine yogurt, lemon juice, oil, turmeric, garlic, and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt. Screw on lid and shake to combine. To serve, place arugula and quinoa in a bowl and toss with yogurt dressing. Top with oranges, pomegranate seeds, and pistachios.