One and a half hour before my workouts I try not to eat anything, maybe a banana or half a raw energy bar at most. My body simply does not agree with me if I eat a whole meal before a run, swim, crossfit session or hot yoga class. I get slower, nauseous and it even makes me grumpy (because I don't perform as well as I could).
So after a workout, I’m slightly starved and hungry for a big salad. One of those filling chewy ones, that takes ages to finish, with lot’s of vitamins, fibre & protein. I made this salad with random ingredients I had at home – which are often the best new recipes.
What do you need for one big bowl?
- 2 handfuls baby spinach
- 1 handful watercress
- 1/2 handful sprouts
- 1 avocado in pieces
- 1/2 chopped red pepper
- 2 tbs chopped cilantro
- 150 gr smoked chicken breast in pieces
- 3 tbs cottage cheese
- 200 gr chickpeas
- 3 el Tess Organic Sweet & Spicy Pompoenies or mixed nuts and spices
(pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, coconut oil palmsugar, ginger, kurkuma)
- Dressing: 2 tbs coconut & the juice of 1 lime
How to prepare
Really simple. Just combine all the ingredients in a bowl and stir it gently. That’s it! Enjoy
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