Recipe Courtesy of Peter Eastment, Nutrition Advisor
Pete is passionate about nutrition, people and helping members improve their wellbeing through movement. Pete is a diploma Qualified Pilates Instructor, certified Personal Trainer, Rehab Trainer, Cycle Coach and Boxing Coach.
This recipe is full of fiber, essential vitamins and high in anti-oxidants.
Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes (if your quinoa is pre-cooked)
Step 1 – If your quinoa isn’t yet cooked, cook the quinoa as per personal preference
Step 2 – Cut into cubes your cucumber and zucchini and place into mixing bowl
Step 3 – Finely dice the red onion and add to the mixing bowl
Step 4 – Roughly chop your parsley and add to the mixing bowl.
Step 5 – Cut open the avocado and cut into small cubes and add into mixing bowl
Step 6 – Juice the lemon into the jug and add in the olive oil . Mix the two together to form your salad dressing.
Step 7 – Add the quinoa to the bowl and mix everything together
Step 8 – Sprinkle over the mixed seed and nuts to garnish and add dressing the olive oil dressing
This salad makes a great light lunch and you can always add additional protein eggs, meat or tofu if you would like to make it a little larger for a bigger dinner.
If you’re keen to unlock the secrets of great nutrition and work with Emilie to achieve your nutritional goals then book in for a Nutrition Consultation. Emilie will be available for appointments on Thursdays at the Studio Salamanca.