Winter Superfood salad

Superfood salad

Hello my beautiful friends! How is the new year treating you so far?
Today I wanted to share with you this amazing Vegan Superfood salad recipe – because it’s super healthy, delicious, very filling and so easy to prepare with just a few super-ingredients! A perfect quick meal when you want to eat something yummy but healthy at the same time.
Just look at all these vibrant veggies that make the plate come alive ♥

I’ve especially created this for all those of you who want to start the new year with some healthy foods to boost you after all the holidays cooking or if perhaps you took a new year’s resolution to eat more of those hearty, lively foods that are so good for you. Lastly, you could be trying out Veganuary and in need for Vegan recipe ideas.

To make this, simply cut up or slice/dice the ingredients as big or as small as you like (leave the avocado as very last to prevent browning) then add them to your plate: broccoli florets, cherry tomatoes, shallots, chickpeas, lettuce, avocado, and goji berries and mixed seeds on top. I topped this with a simple sauce made with lemon juice, a few chickpeas to make it creamy, freshly ground pepper, and some fresh herbs (dill, parsley or your favorite ones).

Superfood salad

On a side note: while taking pictures I totally forgot to add the pomegranate that I had on the side! I was keeping it especially for this recipe so… even though they are not there, imagine cute little pomegranate seeds sprinkled all over the salad like ruby-red gems #foodbloggersproblems :D

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What elevates this salad to “superfood salad” level, you ask? Well let me tell you:

⚫ Broccoli is high in many nutrients, including fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron and potassium. Broccoli also contains more protein than most other vegetables. Read more about Broccoli here

⚫ Goji berries can boost your immune system, and are touted for their antioxidant properties. Thry are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron and dietary fiber. Read more about Goji berries here

⚫ Pomegranates have anti-oxidant, anti-viral, and anti-tumor properties and are said to be a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin A, C, and E, as well as folic acid. Read more about pomegranates here

⚫ The iron, phosphate, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and vitamin K in chickpeas all contribute to building and maintaining bone structure and strength. Chickpeas also contain folate, which plays a role in DNA synthesis and repair, and so helps prevent the formation of cancer cells from mutations in the DNA. Read more about chickpeas here

⚫ Lemons are high in vitamin C, minerals like folate and potassium, phytonutrients and antioxidants. Read more about fresh lemon juice here

Superfood Salad healthy never tasted so good!

But enough talking, let’s get cooking!
Well no, not really, besides the canned chickpeas, this is a raw recipe :)

This Superfood Salad is packed with proteins, vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. The perfect quick and healthy meal to boost you for the day
Superfood salad
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A hearty, healthy, filling and delicious superfood salad filled with nutritious ingredients that will make you thrive
Servings Prep Time
3 people 5 minutes
Servings Prep Time
3 people 5 minutes
This Superfood Salad is packed with proteins, vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. The perfect quick and healthy meal to boost you for the day
Superfood salad
Print Recipe
A hearty, healthy, filling and delicious superfood salad filled with nutritious ingredients that will make you thrive
Servings Prep Time
3 people 5 minutes
Servings Prep Time
3 people 5 minutes
Ingredients
Dressing
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Wash and pat dry the head of broccoli and the stem. Cut the florets in bite-sized bits. Remove the external parts of the stem and slice it thinly. Wash and par dry the cherry tomatoes, and cut them in half. Slice the shallot as thin or as small as you like.
  2. To assemble, lay some lettuce leaves on the bottom of your dish. Then add the broccoli florets, the chickpeas, the cherry tomatoes halves, the slices of shallot.
  3. Cut in half the avocado, remove the skin from one half (keep the half with the seed in the fridge in a closed container) and place it in the middle of your plate.
  4. Sprinkle the nuts, seeds, goji berries and pomegrante seeds all over. Pour the dressing over the salad and a good spoonful inside the avocado half. You can also add some extra fresh lemon juice if you want.
  5. Enjoy! Healthy never tasted so good ;-)
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Comments

  1. Reply

    Sounds delicious! The perfect remedy to an over indulgent Christmas Season! The “what makes it super” section is a great little resource for future reciepes. Thanks!

  2. Reply

    This looks super yummy and I have most of the ingredients already. I’m also wondering what it would taste like as a warm or cooked salad. Thanks for sharing it.

  3. Reply

    This looks amazing and perfect for my new year health goals!

  4. Reply

    this looks amazing! I’m going to save this for this weekend! I love all the good superfoods in it! yum!

  5. Reply

    I am soo making this today!! It looks so colorful and delicious! Thank you for the recipe !!

  6. Reply

    This looks so delicious. Is the dressing just fresh lemon juice?

  7. Reply

    This salad looks amazing. I am always hunting for healthy and tasty recipes like this

  8. Reply

    This looks so good!!!! Can’t wait to try it!

  9. Reply

    This looks great! Pinned it to try later. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Reply

    Sounds wonderful! Loving that dressing (and that big ol’ avocado in the middle)!

  11. Reply

    It looks delicious, I am definitely going to try it at home. Thanks for the recipe!!

  12. Reply

    YUM! That looks amazing! I have a serious obsession with chickpeas. I have NEVER tried pomegranate seeds … how crazy is that?!

  13. Reply

    Looks so yummy!!! I have to try making this today!!

  14. Reply

    Making this today, it looks amazing!!

  15. Reply

    I love eating all of those veggies. Never though to mix them all together! It sounds so delicious!

  16. Reply

    Looks so good. And you have some beautiful images too. Making this as soon as I get the ingredients lined up.

  17. Reply

    That salad looks delicious, a lot of my favorite ingredients! That is totally a superfoods salad.

  18. Reply

    This is exactly the salad I need. Love all the ingredients and that dressing sounds perfect.

  19. Reply

    its look delicious, i want that

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