Sunshine Salad

Begin your culinary creation with a lush base of crisp lettuce, a green canvas ready to be adorned with a riot of textures and flavours.

Add a generous sprinkling of beans and sprouts, each bite offering a burst of protein and fibre that keeps you satiated and nourished. The golden kernels of corn bring a hint of sweetness to the medley, harmoniously complementing the nutty undertones of perfectly cooked quinoa. Layer on slices of creamy avocado, rich in healthy fats and a haven of smoothness amid crunchy elements.

To combine this symphony of freshness, drizzle a generous helping of olive oil, its rich, velvety texture enrobing each ingredient in a layer of luxurious flavour. The Sunshine Salad is not just a feast for the palate but a celebration of nutrition, bringing together an array of wholesome ingredients in a joyous carnival of health and flavour, ready to bring a slice of sunshine to your dining table.

Sunshine Salad

Dive into a plateful of vibrancy and nourishment with the "Sunshine Salad," a recipe that embodies the freshness and vitality of a sun-kissed morning
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine healthy, salad
Servings 2
Calories 328 kcal


  • 60 g Quinoa
  • 1 Grapefruit
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • 1/2 cup Corn
  • 1/4 cup Pistachios
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 Handfuls of lettice leaves
  • 1/2 cup Beans sprout


  • Cook the quinoa according to the instructions on the packaging, and then cool slightly.
  • In the meantime, peel the grapefruit and, using a sharp knife, cut out the segments, collecting the juice in a bowl.
  • Cut the avocado in half, remove the pit, scoop out the flesh, then cut into strips and lay in the grapefruit juice.
  • In a bowl, mix together the cooked quinoa, sweet corn, mint, olive oil and bean sprouts.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Place a handful of lettuce on a serving dish and spoon the quinoa on top.
  • Divide the avocado and grapefruit segments on top.
  • Served drizzled with the grapefruit juice and topped with pistachio nuts.
Keyword Cleaneating, guthealth, omega-3

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