Check out this quick, easy, nutrient-packed salad. Even with chopping the veggies, this delicious salad only took us 5 minutes to prepare. This plant-based power house salad is packed with polyphenols, which may help with training-induced inflammation. It is also a great source of vitamins A, C & K, as well as the mineral potassium. It is a perfect quick lunch or dinner to support your training and recovery.
1 cup triple washed organic baby spinach
1/2 cup red cabbage, sliced thin
1/4 cup cucumber, chopped
1/4 cup bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed
1-2 tablespoons hummus
1-2 tablespoons Hemp Hearts
1-2 tablespoons of your favorite salad dressing; a bottled version with a nice ingredient list is Brianna's Vinaigrette (www.briannas.com)
optional 1 oz feta cheese, crumbled
Place one cup of triple washed baby spinach in a salad bowl.
Top with sliced red cabbage, chopped cucumber & bell pepper.
Add a few dollops of your favorite prepared hummus.
Drizzle with salad dressing.
Top with hemp hearts, and optional feta.