Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Salads with Pizzaz

Quinoa Avocado Salad:


1 cup dry quinoa
1 avocado
1/2 Japanese cucumber
2 Roma tomatoes
1 1/2 cups of  fresh baby spinach
4 lettuce leaves
1/4 cup hemp seed
1 cup broccoli
1 large radish
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup sprouts (I used clover sprouts)

Optional extra: salad dressing of your choice( I used Goddess dressing)


~ Prepare quinoa according to package instructions but generally add 2 cups of water to 1 cup of dry quinoa, bring to the boil and then allow to simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from stove and allow it to cool down.
~ chop all the vegetables except for the sprouts , then toss together with the sprouts.
~ add tossed salad onto the bed of quinoa
~ garnish with hemp seed.

This salad is delicious, nutritious and satisfying and provides protein, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, omega 6

Four servings

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