I was inspired to create a hearty salad for lunch after shopping at the market and finding so many great ingredients one day. I love putting quinoa in my salads for extra protein and pizazz!
Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:
By Dianne Rishikof, MS, RDN, LDN
Kale, White Bean, Avocado Quinoa Salad
2 cups raw kale
1/2 cup quinoa (cooked)
7 raw almonds
1/4 cup white beans (cooked or from a can)
1 red bell pepper (diced)
1/8 red onion (diced)
1/2 avocado (diced)
Dressing: equal parts Tamari sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil
- Prep all veggies and combine artistically on your plate!
Nutrition Bonus: Vit C: 258%;Vit A: 229%; Iron: 36%; Calcium: 15%
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