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Eat the rainbow

Prep Time:

10 Minutes if just assembling ready cooked ingredients, longer if having to cook some of the items

Cook Time:

None if using left overs

Serves:

1 Serving

Level:

Beginner

About the Recipe

Never have the same salad twice

Ingredients

PICK A BASE (2 LARGE HANDFULS - SERVES 1)

  • Spinach

  • Shredded lettuce

  • Kale


PICK A CARBOHYDRATE

  • ½ boiled sweet potato,

  • 50g (dry weight) cooked quinoa,

  • 50g pre-cooked lentils


PICK 2 VEGETABLES

  • ½ bell pepper

  • 80g broccoli or cauliflower

  • Handful sugar snap peas

  • 2 inch chunk cucumber

  • Handful cherry tomatoes

  • 2 sticks celery

  • 3 mushrooms

  • ¼ avocado

  • ½ red onion


PICK A PROTEIN (AROUND 100G)

  • Chicken

  • Turkey

  • Salmon

  • Prawns

  • Tuna

  • Tofu

  • Feta

  • Halloumi

  • ½ can of chickpeas or beans


PICK A DRESSING

Mediterranean

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil,

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tsp fresh parsley (or dried)

  • Black pepper to taste


Asian

  • 1 tbsp sesame seed oil

  • 1 tsp Tamari

  • 1 tsp sesame seeds

  • Finely chopped spring onion


Middle Eastern

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tbsp Tahini

  • Black pepper to taste

Preparation

Step 1


This is a great way to use leftover carbohydrates and protein, think ahead and prepare some more the night before for lunch the next day. Otherwise cook your them as per their instructions.


Step 2


Choose and prepare your vegetables


Step 3


Choose and prepare your dressing


Step 4


Assemble/ mix as preferred and drizzle with your dressing of choice.


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