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This delightful salad provides a great balance of healthy fats, whole grains, and protein while providing a variety of essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals.

If you are like us, sneaking more green things in your diet is common goal. This salad is a delicious way to do it! Full of healthy fats, whole grains, and tons of vitamins from the fruits and veggies, this makes a perfect lunch, light dinner, or side dish in a smaller portion.

Try bringing this to a potluck and have everyone singing your praises for a healthy, yummy meal! This salad is vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, and gluten-free (check to make sure your quinoa has been labeled as such).

Other health benefits include:

  • Avocado is a great source of monounsaturated fat, rich in potassium.
  • Quinoa is a whole gran and a complete vegan protein providing all 7 essential amino acids.
  • Kale is packed with cancer fighting nutrients: vitamins K, C, A, and antioxidants.
  • Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants, a nutrients known to decrease the risk of cancer.
  • Walnuts are an excellent source of antioxidants and alpha linolenic acid (ALA), the plant based form of omega 3.