Superfood Salad

Superfood Salad

Ingredients:

  • 2 C Organic spring mix
  • ¼ C Organic Sprouts
  • ¼ C Red Quinoa (cooked)
  • ¼ C Chickpeas
  • 2 Tbsp Red Onion (diced)
  • ½ Bell Pepper (julienne cut)
  • 2 Tbsp Sliced Carrots
  • Sliced Beets (2)
  • Sliced Cherry Tomato (3)
  • Sliced Radishes (3)
  • 3 Small Slices Avocado
  • 1 Tb Hemp Seeds
  • 1 Tb Reduced Sugar Dried Cranberry

Creamy Lemon Herb Dressing  

Ingredients:

  • ½ C Fat Free Greek Yogurt (organic silken tofu as dairy free sub*)
  • 1/4 C Olive Oil
  • 3 Tb Lemon Juice
  • ½ C Parsley
  • ½ C Cilantro
  • ½ C Chives
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp Honey (acts as emulsifier)

Directions:

In a blender, combine all ingredients. Pour into a mason jar to store in the fridge. Chop ingredients then combine in a large salad bowl. Drizzle dressing on top and enjoy!
110 Cals Per Serving (1.5 Tbsp)

What makes this salad super? Check out some of the health benefits of the ingredients:

  • Beets- high in vitamin C, antioxidants, fiber, essential minerals such as potassium and manganese, rich in B-vitamin Folate, and rich in nitrates that convert to nitric oxide in the body that lower blood pressure, boost energy, & increases more blood flow to the brain! Taste is earthy and unique at first bite. Fit Tip: Marinate in honey and lemon juice
  • Hemp – perfect 3:1 ration of omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acids, composed of 30% pure protein with all 10 EAA, packed with fiber, phytosterols
  • Bell Peppers- low in calories and high in nutrients! Great source of vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin B6 along with phytochemicals, carotenoids such as beta-carotene, and antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties
  • Avocado- potassium, fiber, heart healthy monounsaturated fats
  • Quinoa- gluten free grain, high in fiber, contains all EAA, plant antioxidants called flavonoids, and packed with nutrients
  • Sprouts- high in enzymes to aid in digestion, fiber to help keep you feeling full, a good source of iron and protein for vegetarians, high in vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin A, b-vitamins, and much more!
  • Fresh organic herbs such as cilantro are powerful heavy metal cleansers that support the body’s natural detoxification process. They are also packed with micronutrients and tons of flavor!

Nutrition

  • Yields: 1.5 Cups
  • Calories: 464
  • Macros: 16g F / 60g C / 20g P
  • Fiber: 24g

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