Energy salad

Energy salad

Alex Hipwell, Nike Master Trainer


„This is more than a salad, it’s a complete meal. Protein-rich quinoa, nutrient-dense sweet potato, dark green spinach, and more! And the best part, it’s as delicious as it is nutritious.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-1+
100 g
quinoa
200 ml
water
200 g
carrots
300 g
sweet potato
120 g
apple
1 tsp
coconut oil
200 g
spinach
1 tbsp
raisins
30 g
cashews
1 tsp
mustard
1 tsp
honey
2 tbsp
balsamic vinegar
5 tbsp
olive oil
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 100 g quinoa
  • 200 ml water
  • 200 g carrots
  • 300 g sweet potato
  • 120 g apple
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 200 g spinach
  • 1 tbsp raisins
  • 30 g cashews
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • saucepan
  • large frying pan
  • sieve
  • large bowl
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Orange smoothie with arugula
Pair this healthy salad with a smoothie that’s just as nutritious. Your body will thank you.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
380
Protein
6g
Fat
24g
Carb
36g

Step 1/5

Rinse quinoa under water and add to saucepan with salted water. Bring to a boil. Then, cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for  approx. 15 min. until tender. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for  approx. 5 min.
  • 100 quinoa
  • 200 ml water
  • salt
  • saucepan
  • sieve

Rinse quinoa under water and add to saucepan with salted water. Bring to a boil. Then, cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for approx. 15 min. until tender. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for approx. 5 min.

Step 2/5

Peel carrots. Cut sweet potato, apple, and carrots into bite-sized pieces.
  • 200 carrots
  • 300 sweet potato
  • 100 apple
  • cutting board
  • knife

Peel carrots. Cut sweet potato, apple, and carrots into bite-sized pieces.

Step 3/5

In a large frying pan, sauté sweet potato over medium-high heat for approx. 6 – 10 min. until golden brown and tender. Add carrots and sauté for approx. 3 – 5 min.
  • tsp coconut oil
  • large frying pan

In a large frying pan, sauté sweet potato over medium-high heat for approx. 6 – 10 min. until golden brown and tender. Add carrots and sauté for approx. 3 – 5 min.

Step 4/5

In a large bowl, combine sweet potato, apple, carrot, spinach, raisins, and cashews. Mix well to combine.
  • 200 spinach
  • tbsp raisins
  • 30 cashews
  • large bowl

In a large bowl, combine sweet potato, apple, carrot, spinach, raisins, and cashews. Mix well to combine.

Step 5/5

Whisk together mustard, honey, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Drizzle over salad and lightly toss to combine. Enjoy as a warm or cold salad!
  • 0.5 tsp mustard
  • 0.5 tsp honey
  • tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Whisk together mustard, honey, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Drizzle over salad and lightly toss to combine. Enjoy as a warm or cold salad!