Quinoa and Avocado Salad




This salad is so zingy and delicious you’ll want more and more!


Benefits of Quinoa

  • High in protein with a wide range of amino acid profile hence, good for vegetarians and vegans

  • High in fibre

  • Good source of manganese which is required for a healthy metabolism

  • Good source of antioxidants

  • Good source of iron, essential for good health

  • Good source of carbohydrate

Serves 4 as a side


Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cooked cooled quinoa (cook according to packet instructions)

  • 1 chopped cucumber

  • 1 chopped carrot

  • 1 chopped yellow/red pepper

  • Very Large handful of fresh mint

  • Very Large handful of fresh coriander/parsley

  • 1-2 ripe avocado depending on size

  • Pomegranate seeds

  • Handful pumpkin seeds

  • Handful of chopped walnuts

  • Cracked black pepper

  • Pinch of rock salt

  • Can add black beans too for an added fibre, nutrient boost

Dressing:

  • Juice of lemon

  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar

  • 2-3 tbsp of organic extra virgin olive oil (use a good oil)

  • Zaatar

  • Cracked black pepper

Method:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together and add the dressing to it and stir.

  2. Serve immediately


What do you think? Is it something you would try?

Let me know if you try this.

Lots of love xx


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