Summer is on it’s way so it’s time for a tasty summer salad recipe. How about a quinoa salad with spinach, smoked chicken, cranberries, lime juice & parmesan cheese?

This quinoa salad is packed with protein so perfect as a pre or post workout meal.


So what do you need for one portion?

– 75 gr quinoa

– 2 tomatoes

– 1 smoked chicken breast

– 1 handful of spinach

– 1 handful of green olives

– 3 tbs chopped parsley

– 3 tbs chopped red onion

– 2 tbs pistachios

– 2 tbs dried cranberries

– 4 tbs shredded parmesan cheese

– 1 lime

– 1 tbs olive oil or coconut oil

– pepper and salt



Cook the quinoa and sprinkle 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese when done. Add the juice of one lime and stir. Put the quinoa on a plate and add all of the ingredients, mix it well and finish with the last bit of parmesan cheese.

That’s it, easy but so good – enjoy your quinoa salad!


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