Superfood salad

DIY healthy, wholesome super food salad in a jar

April 4, 2019

Looking for meal prep ideas? Here’s a quick and easy one: gather some of your favourite super foods in a mason jar, drizzle a bit of dressing and boom! You’ve got a satisfying and healthy meal ready to go.

Here are some super foods you can include:

  • Broccoli – packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants
  • Walnuts – Great source of Omega-3 fatty acids, supports weight control and can decrease inflammation
  • Almonds – High in Vitamin E, loaded with antioxidants and can help lower cholesterol levels
  • Blueberries – Low calorie but high in nutrients!
  • Quinoa – High in fiber, nutritious, high in protein and perfect for people with gluten-intolerance
  • Lentils – Rich in complex carbohydrates which boost the metabolism and help the body burn fat
  • Beets – May help in improving digestive health, supporting brain health and keeping blood pressure in check
  • Spinach – Terrific source of important nutrients such as magnesium and protein
  • Squash – Boosts bone strength and helps the body’s ability to process fats and carbs
  • Pumpkin seeds – Promotes a healthy heart and liver, contains anti-diabetic effects
  • Avocado – Contains heart-healthy fats and is loaded with fiber
  • Red cabbage – High in Vitamin C, rich in minerals and antioxidants
  • Kale – One of the most nutrient-dense foods on Earth! Loaded with powerful antioxidants and Vitamin C
  • Mandarin oranges – Great source of fiber, potassium and Vitamin C!

What are your top super foods for a tasty salad?