This mood boosting broccoli salad is the perfect healthy side dish to uplift your mood and nourish your body.
This salad partners well with salmon or chicken to create a delicious meal for the busy week ahead, and comes with the following nutritional benefits:
- Low fat
- Gluten free
- Excellent source of dietary fiber, folate, B12 and vitamin C
- Overall abundance nutritional compounds to boost mood and energy levels
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INGREDIENTS (serves 4):
For the salad
- 4 cups broccoli
- 2 cups mixed leafy green salad
- 1 can organic cannellini beans
- 1/4 cup mixed seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, sesame)
- Drizzle of organic sweet balsamic reduction
- Light spray of 100% Olive Oil
Broccoli salad dressing
- 2 crushed garlic cloves
- 1 tsp dijon mustard
- 2 Tbsp Greek natural yoghurt
- 1 tsp cider vinegar
Time required: Prep: 10mins. Cook: 20mins.
- Preheat oven to 150 degrees and line a small tray with baking paper
- Thoroughly rinse cannellini beans and evenly spread out onto the baking tray
- Sprinkle the seeds over and then drizzle with the sweet balsamic reduction
- Lightly spray with olive oil and bake in the oven for 20 minutes, gently stir through at half time
- Remove the stem and separate the broccoli into little florets. Steam for 3 minutes and allow to cool in a strainer
- For the dressing, simply crush the garlic and mix it together with the mustard, vinegar and yoghurt
- Toss all salad ingredients together in your favourite salad bowl, and serve with the dressing in a little dish on the side.
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