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Thai Quinoa Salad

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.

How to make the BEST thai quinoa salad ever!

Ingredients

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.

Directions

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.

Dressing

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.

Directions

Combine all the dressing ingredients together and mix well, drizzle over the salad and serve immediately.

Add a little chicken for flavor and protein.

This simple THAI QUINOA SALAD is peppered with a rainbow of veggies and tossed in a creamy almond butter sauce! Tastes like pad thai, but in salad form!

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

12g protein

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