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Energy Boosting Kale, Quinoa And Berry Salad... - Claire Justine
Need to detox after all those Christmas festivities? This light salad is just what you need. For a healthy packed lunch, cook the quinoa and toast the nuts and seeds the night before, then add the berries and salad leaves in the morning. Serves 4 Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 10-12 minutes Ingredients: 900ml (11/2 pint) vegetable stock 225g (8oz) quinoa 1 tablespoon sunflower or rice bran oil 4 tablespoons flaked almonds 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil 4cm (11/2 inch) piece root ginger, peeled, coarsely grated 2 teaspoons agave syrup Freshly ground black pepper To finish: 50g (2oz) spinach leaves 50g (2oz) shredded kale 175g (6oz) raspberries 100g (4oz) blueberries Method: Add the vegetable stock to a saucepan and bring to the boil, add the quinoa and cook for 10-12 minutes or until the grains are just beginning to separate. Drain off most of the stock to leave just enough to keep the grains moist. Meanwhile, heat the sunflower or rice bran oil in a frying pan, add the almonds and sunflower seeds and fry over a medium heat until just beginning to brown. Take off the heat and stir in the soy sauce. …