Red quinoa and beetroot salad 

Ingredients 

1 cup red quinoa 

1.1/2 cups water 

4 boiled beetroot 

1 lime 

6 tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil 

1 tbsp. Dijon mustard

1 tbsp grated ginger

Salt

1 tbsp. Chia seeds 

4 tbsp. Raw pistachio kernel chopped 

 

 

Directions 

Boil quinoa over medium heat with 1.1/2 cups of water for 10 to 15 minutes (we don’t want to overcook quinoa). Set aside and let cool completely before using. 

Thinly slice boiled beetroot with a mandolin

In a small bowl combine olive oil, lime juice, grated ginger, mustard, salt stir with a fork until creamy. 

Put quinoa on a plate, add thinly sliced beetroots, pour vinaigrette, sprinkle with thinly sliced pistachio and chia seed and serve. 

Why Is It Awesome?

  • Lose fat, gain muscle kind of combo

Quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat. It is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids.

  • Most efficient grain. Super high in protein, fiber & antioxidants – should I say more??
  • ..and relax! Beets are high in potassium which is essential for healthy nerve function.

Perfect For

  • Lunch – keeps you satisfied till dinner!
  • Dinner – as an appetizer or if u’d rather have a light dinner