Thai Quinoa Salad with Almond Butter Dressing
Almond butter has many health benefits; it contains the healthy fats, protein and minerals and should be part of your healthy diet. You only need a little to get the full benefits as almond butter is calorie-dense.
1/2 cup red bell peppers –cut into thin slices
1/2 cup green bell peppers – cut into thins slices
1 cup broccoli florets –finely chopped
1 cup shredded cabbage
2 spring onions
½ cup shredded carrots
3 cups of cooked quinoa
1 teaspoon Chia Seeds
1 teaspoon Sesame seeds
¼ cup chopped peanuts – this is optional if you like a little crunch.
Gently steam the broccoli for 2 minutes.
Into a large salad bowl add all the salad ingredients, then the broccoli once it has finished steaming.
¼ cup creamy almond dressing
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1 tablespoon tamari
1 tablespoon brown rice vinegar
Juice of 1 lime,
2-3 tablespoons of water to thin out the consistency.
Combine all the dressing ingredients together and mix well, drizzle over the salad and serve immediately.
Add a little chicken for flavor and protein.
Nutritional Facts :
331 calories per serving,
% of daily use
Sodium 286mg (15%)
Fiber 7g (28%)
Carbohydrate 42g (14%),
Saturated Fat 3g(15%),
Total Fat 15g (23%)
6 g Sugar