Call for a FREE consultation with Betsy, 805-252-3656

Speedy Salad with Quinoa and Sunflower Seeds

This is my go-to healthy salad and it literally takes me 2 minutes to put together.  First it’s important to note:

  • Prep Ahead!  I always encourage my clients to prep some staples.  For this recipe, it is helpful to make a batch of my Basic Salad Dressing and a pot of quinoa.  For quick quinoa, use a rice cooker.  Here are some more quinoa recipes if you are interested.

Ingredients (1 serving of salad):

  • Large handful of greens (I prefer pre-washed organic mixed greens, arugula or spinach)
  • 1/3 – 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup roasted sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 avocado, diced
  • Few Tablespoons of my All Purpose Salad Dressing
  • Optional Ingredients:  To jazz up your salad, add more veggies like diced tomatoes, cucumbers, or red onions.  A sprinkle of feta or goat cheese is always a yummy topping.  And feel free to experiment with different nuts and seeds.

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
[ssba]

Tags: , , , , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

FREE 7-DAY REALISTIC MENU PLAN
Betsys 7-Day Realistic Menu Plan
Betsy's 7-Day Realistic Menu Plan

We will never share your email.

Sign-up for Betsy's 7-Day Realistic Menu Plan
As a Registered Dietitian with 20 years of experience, I'm excited to offer you My Realistic 7-Day Menu Plan. I've included my most popular meal and snack ideas in weight loss portions
Email
Name