Try this quick and easy summer Quinoa Salad that a client of mine shared with me. The best part is that this comes together in minutes and is very meal prep friendly. If you are struggling to get your fiber intake up, then this can provide upto 50% of your daily fiber intake.
Quinoa, cooked, 100g
Chickpeas, boiled, 100g
Cucumber, chopped, 1 medium
Carrot, grated or very finely chopped, 1 medium
Dried Cranberries, 2 tbsp
Jalapeños, 1 tbsp, optional
Coriander, finely chopped, 1 tbsp
Mint leaves, finely chopped, 1 tbsp
Red Chilli Flakes, 1 tsp
Salt, 1 tsp
Olive oil, 1 tsp
Mix all the ingredients except the olive oil in a salad bowl.
Drizzle the oil on the salad.
Refrigerate the cooked quinoa and chickpeas for a few hours to enjoy as a cold salad.
Can be made with black beans or rajma too.
Can add vegetables like raw bell peppers to make it high in fiber.