Chicken and Quinoa Salad 100g cooked chicken, shredded 1/2 cup quinoa (cooked = 1 cup) Handful sweet cherry tomatoes sliced in half ½ lebanese cucumber, diced 2 tbsp pepitas 2 tbsp almond slivers 2 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp goji berries Handful of rocket leaves ¼ bunch mint leaves, chopped 1 teaspoon tumeric 1/2 tsp…

  • 100g cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1/2 cup quinoa (cooked = 1 cup)
  • Handful sweet cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • ½ lebanese cucumber, diced
  • 2 tbsp pepitas
  • 2 tbsp almond slivers
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp goji berries
  • Handful of rocket leaves
  • ¼ bunch mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon tumeric
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Add cinnamon and tumeric to cooked quinoa and combine. Add all other ingredients. Season generously. Add dressing on serving as desired.

 

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup of thick, plain yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons of tahini (sesame paste)
  • Zest and juice of 1/2 lemon

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Belinda Kirkpatrick is an expert Nutritionist and Naturopath in Sydney. She specialises in natural fertility, family and women's health care. She is the author of Healthy Hormones (a practical guide to balancing your hormones) and is the founder of the SEED Concept and also Seed App for iPhone.