Packed full of protein, this quinoa & chickpea salad is simple, quick to make, incredibly versatile and works perfectly as an impressive side dish!
There are many benefits to adding protein into your diet; it’s a macronutrient made up of strings of essential amino acids that we need to grow, repair, and maintain bones & muscles, it can keep you feeling fuller for longer and it can reduce fatigue. Ultimately, keeping you moving better, for longer!
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Top tip: For those wanting to pad out this salad with even more protein, you could add some greek yoghurt to the side and grill some tofu or chicken to add on top!
Jordan Whiting, one of our nutritionists at H&B, who has a MSc in Sports & Exercise Nutrition and specialises in the benefits of natural foods explains why some of these ingredients are great to include in your diet:
Emma is a vegan food blogger who has been sharing recipes for the last 12 years. Her recipes range from light, healthy recipes to decadent cakes, suitable for a plant based diet.