CousCous & Fruit SaladHere’s a great way to add whole grains and protein (in the form of heart-healthy almonds) to your fruit salad!

Couscous and Fruit Salad

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 teaspoons shallot(s) – finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cups 100% whole-wheat couscous – cooked
1 cup nectarine – chopped
1 cup fresh berries – mixed, such as blueberries and raspberries
2 tablespoons almonds, sliced & toasted
1. Whisk oil, orange juice, vinegar, shallots, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
2. Add cooked couscous, nectarines, berries and almonds; gently toss to combine.
Serves 4.

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