Quinoa Salad | vegan, high protein

Whoever says you can’t consume “enough” protein on a plant-based diet is in the wrong and has probably never tried quinoa.

💡 Quinoa has all the essential amino acids and is thus a source of complete protein, making it a perfect food to add to your diet if you’re looking to build muscle and lose body fat.

Creamy Quinoa Salad

Course Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1/2 cup Quinoa
  • 400 g Carrots
  • 1 Sweet Potato
  • Edamame Beans
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 tbsp Tahini


  1. Pierce carrots + sweet potato and roast both in the oven at 175°C / 350°F for 40 minutes.

  2. Cook edamame beans (5-6 minutes in boiling water).

  3. Rinse and cook 1/2 cup of quinoa covered on low heat. Let stand for 5 minutes, covered.

  4. Combine quinoa with cut up roasted sweet potato, edamame beans and cut up roasted carrots.

  5. For the dressing: Blend rest of the carrots, the zest of 1/2 lemon, the juice of the lemon and 1 tahini.

If you try this recipe, upload your photos to Instagram and tag me + #AlexasEarthBowls! I love going through the posts with the hashtag and seeing and reposting your creations on my Instagram @AlexasEarth.

More vegan recipes high in protein:


Protein Waffles

Bliss Balls


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