A Power Salad for long days!

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Most of you know the feeling after lunch, when you ate too much, or too heavy or ate refined food products, that make your blood sugar go crazy as if it were on a rollercoaster. And all you want, after a lunch like that is a bed and some sleep. But reality is differet. A 30 minute break and the show must go on.
The more important it is, to eat the right thing, so body and mind can stay focused.
Here is my vegan Quinoa Broccoli Salad Recipe. It’s the perfect power and brain food for long days. You can easily prepare it the day before and take it to work.

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Why Quinoa:
It contains lots of high quality protein and essential amino acids, including lysine, which occurs almost exclusively in meat and fish otherwise. Also it has a relatively high content of iron, calcium and magnesium. It is gluten free.
Why Broccoli:
It can actively support the body’s cells and immune system. It not only has antioxidants and a beneficial effect on hormone metabolism, but can also slow the growth of abnormal cells.
Why Carrots:
They contain beta-carotene. The fibers regulate the digestive system. They can have a preventive effect against cancer.
Why Goji Berries:
They contain more vitamin C than oranges and a lot of vitamin A. In addition, goji berries are especially rich in protein, hematopoietic iron, vitamin B1, dietary fiber and vitamin E. It acts naturally antibacterial. The betaines promote the memory and muscle growth.
Why Pumpkin Seeds:
They are rich in protein, vitamin E and B vitamins.
Why Walnuts:
It is a good source of protein, vitamin E and linoleic acid.
Why Chia:
Chia contain 5x more Calcium then milk. Also it has lots of antioxidants and omg3
Why Ginger:
Ginger is anti-inflammatory, expectorant and analgesic. Ginger tea can help with digestive problems, as a bath it can solve additive muscle tension. It helps if you get car, bus or plane sick, if you chew on a piece of ginger.
Why Linseedoil:
It contains lots of the 3-polyunsaturated Omega, more than most other vegetable oils.It can inhibit inflammation, promote blood clotting and dilate the blood vessels. It regulates blood pressure and blood lipids and can prevent against thrombosis, heart attack and stroke.

Have a great start into the new week! Love, Emily L.

2 thoughts on “A Power Salad for long days!

  1. Hi there! I am loving your blog, so many recipes I need to try out. It would be great if you included a link to the recipe in your posts, or made the pictures link to the recipe, just to help with ease of navigation as it’s a slight hassle to have to find them in the recipe tab 🙂

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