Superfood Salad

Superfood salad

Farewell soggy old sandwiches with this superfood salad. Think fresh flavours, filling proteins and plenty of healthy fats for a brilliant lunchtime feed.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups chopped kale or spinach leaves
  • 2 cups cups cooked red quinoa
  • 1 avocado, chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1 orange, peeled and chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1/3 cup goji berries
  • ¼ cup pepita seeds
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup unsalted walnuts

Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons avocado, macadamia or extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Method:

  1. Prepare the quinoa according to packet instructions and set aside to cool.
  2. Combine the kale, quinoa, seeds, nuts, goji berries, avocado and orange in a large mixing bowl and stir gently.
  3. Place the lemon juice, zest and oil in a mason jar, shake until well combined and pour over the salad.
  4. This salad is perfect on its own or delicious paired with grilled haloumi, chicken or salmon.

 

Image: EnJOY it by Elisa Blaha Cripe

 

Holly Patterson

Holly Patterson is a Melbourne based Nutritionist with a Masters of Nutrition and undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in the fields of Nutrition, Public Health and Psychology. Holly combines her psychology background with her nutritional qualifications and knowledge to offer a tailored nutritional consulting service for corporate and private clients. Holly is our Premium Performance nutrition expert.

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