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
- 1/2 cup Quinoa
- 400 g Carrots
- 1 Sweet Potato
- Edamame Beans
- 1 Lemon
- 1 tbsp Tahini
Pierce carrots + sweet potato and roast both in the oven at 175°C / 350°F for 40 minutes.
Cook edamame beans (5-6 minutes in boiling water).
Rinse and cook 1/2 cup of quinoa covered on low heat. Let stand for 5 minutes, covered.
Combine quinoa with cut up roasted sweet potato, edamame beans and cut up roasted carrots.
For the dressing: Blend rest of the carrots, the zest of 1/2 lemon, the juice of the lemon and 1 tahini.
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