Quinoa Salads Recipe – Quinoa is a popular superfood, it is known as a super grenade is considered a pseudo, quinoa is cooked and prepared like a grain but it is a seed. It is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids. It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B-vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E, gluten free and various beneficial antioxidants.

Quinoa has the highest fiber in comparison to any other grain. It reduces the level of triglycerides in the blood in sugar, cholesterol and the plaque formation in the blood vessels. By eating it, you feel feeling full stomach for a long time, which helps in weight loss. It reduces hunger and in Time and again we get to hear about exotic wonder foods that are now gaining popularity for their magical health benefits and low-calorie count. The list is long ranging from goji berries, wheat grass to chia and flaxseeds and of course, the super-grain-Quinoa. creases the metabolism rate. Apart from this, whose glycemic index is high, they simulate hunger, which leads to increased obesity. Quinoa has a low glycemic index and it works at the level of sugar in the blood and prevents obesity.

 Quinoa Salads Recipe

Quinoa Salad is an easy-to-make recipe that has very fewer calories. A delicious healthy recipe which is ideal to serve as an appetizer as well. Those who are on low calorie and high protein diet can try this easy and healthy recipe for their lunch or dinner.

Quinoa Salads-  Quinoa mixed with some vegetables to make a delicious and Nutrients rich

Table of Contents

Ingredients

  • 1 cups quinoa
  • 1 cups fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup cucumber finely chopped
  • 1 cup halved grape or tomatoes
  • ½ cup green or red bell pepper finely chopped
  • ½ cup carrot finely chopped
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (1 large lemon)
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • Salt and black pepper as per taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tbsp. roasted flaxseeds

 

Direction

In a large saucepan, add 2 cups of water and cook quinoa. Mix vinegar and lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, black pepper and salt in a bowl or keep it aside.

In a large bowl, combine quinoa, spinach, cucumber, tomatoes, red bell pepper, carrot, and green onions.

Pour the vinegar mixture on top of the salad and gently mix it.

Garnish it with roasted flaxseeds and fresh coriander leaves and serve it.

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