There are many healthy salads in our menu with the best and most delicious fruit flavours to add a bit of freshness to your meal. One of our best-known salad is Quinoa Fruit Salad that will definitely make your taste buds dance.
For this particular quinoa fruit salad, we mix quinoa seeds with lettuce and apple. We garnish it with sour cream to give a perfect ending to this colourful healthy quinoa salad. Quinoa Salad is one of the best suited options for the fruit fanatics who snack on various fruits throughout the day. This fruit salad is light, refreshing and perfect for a hot summer day.
6 health benefits of Quinoa salad
1. VERY NUTRITIOUS
Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and considered to be one of the world’s most popular healthy foods.This salad is a must try for the vegans and fitness freaks as it carries all the essential nutrients required to lead a healthy life.
2. HIGH IN FIBRE
An important benefit of Quinoa is its high fibre content that is much higher than many grains. It contains 17-27 grams of fibre per cup which is very high. It benefits the health of people with its high fibre value.
Quinoa is naturally gluten-free and carries many health benefits. Adding quinoa to your diet can increase the nutrient and antioxidant value of your diet when you are avoiding gluten.
4. VERY HIGH IN PROTEIN
It contains all the nine essential amino acids and referred to as a complete protein. Quinoa is an excellent plant-based protein source for vegetarians and it has both more and better protein than most grains.
5. HIGH IN IMPORTANT MINERALS
Quinoa is very high in minerals particularly in magnesium, zinc, iron, and potassium.
6. VERY HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS
Quinoa is very high in antioxidants and is believed to help fight ageing and many health diseases. Sprouting increases its antioxidant level even further.
The high value of minerals and nutrients in Quinoa improves the metabolic health. It is high in protein which can increase metabolism as well as reduce appetite significantly. It also reduces your blood sugar and cholesterol levels. These properties of Quinoa help in weight loss and improved health.
Quinoa is good in taste and goes well with many fruits. It is one of the healthiest and most nutritious foods on the planet.