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Superfood salad (V)

Superfood salad (V)

Today we share with you a recipe that is great for energy levels and 100% wholesome. A lunch you can look forward to and prepare at the weekend so you're ready for the week ahead. This vegan meal prep is absolutely delicious and nutritious, here's why:

Kale is perfect for meal prep since it does not get soggy easily and is packed with Vitamins A, K, C, B6.

Carrots are a great source of Vitamin A and antioxidants. 

Quinoa is great fibre source and is good for blood sugar control.

Tofu and chickpea are the protein source for this wholesome meal.

Drizzle a salad dressing  of your choice and bon appetit!

 

Ingredients (4 portions) 

Kale (100g) 

Bell pepper (1) 

Carrots (2 medium or 4 small)  

Chickpeas (230g) 

Tofu (250g) 

Cornstarch (1 tbsp) 

Quinoa (1 cup) 

Olive oil (1 tsp) 

Vegetable stock (1 ¾ cup) 

Method 

  1. Place the quinoa in a strainer and rinse under cold water. In a saucepan heat the olive oil  on medium heat before adding the quinoa and toasting it for 1 minute.  
  2. Add the vegetable broth to the saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower the heat settings,  cover, and cook for 15 minutes. 
  3. Remove the pot from heat and let it stand for 5 minutes. Quinoa will be fluffy and ready!  4. Drain and rinse canned chickpeas before cooking them in water for 15-20 minutes with  oil and seasoning of choice. 
  4. Meanwhile, chop the kale and slice the bell pepper and the carrots.  
  5. Boil the carrots for 5-7 minutes until soft.  
  6. Drain the excess water from tofu packaging and dice it into small cubes. Toss the tofu in  cornstarch, pinch of salt, and spices of choice.  
  7. Saute in oil over medium heat until each side is perfectly golden brown. 
  8. Toss all the ingredients into a mixing bowl and thoroughly mix before packing into lunchboxes.
  9. Store in the fridge until consumed.

Enjoy!

Recipe by @couple_of_chefz / www.coupleofchefz.com in proud partnership with DR.VEGAN

 

 

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2021-02-12 16:22:33 +0000

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