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Superfood salad

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Method

  • Use the peeler to slice the cucumber and zucchini all the way around with a vegetable peeler. You don’t want to use the part with the seeds. Do the same to the whole carrot.
  • Fill a large bowl with ice and place the vegetable slices over it. Fill with water, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 6 hours. This will make the vegetable slices fresh and crunchy.
  • When ready, remove from refrigerator and spread the vegetables over a clean kitchen towels and allow to dry. 
  • In a bowl, add the lime zest, lemon zest, orange zest, orange juice, olive oil, mustard and honey. Mix very lightly. You don’t want the mixture to thicken.
  • Add the quinoa, season with salt and pepper. Mix.
  • Add the raisins, walnuts crushed with your hands, the green part of the spring onions finely chopped, chili pepper, finely chopped basil and mint.
  • Add the vegetable slices and the cherry tomatoes cut in half. Mix.
  • Serve with some basil, mint and extra virgin olive oil.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

228
Calories (kcal)
11 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

15.0
Total Fat (g)
21 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

1.9
Saturated Fat (g)
10 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

17.0
Total Carbs (g)
7 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

12.0
Sugars (g)
13 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

3.9
Protein (g)
8 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

3.0
Fibre (g)
12 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.51
Sodium (g)
9 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

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