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Superfood Salad with Creamy Cashew Dressing

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 473.8kcal

Ingredients

For the Salad

  • 3 cups chopped Swiss chard or Kale
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa *
  • ½ cup red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • ¼ cup shelled edamame
  • ¼ cup red cabbage sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh mango diced
  • ¼ cup fresh blueberries
  • ¼ cup red onion diced (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp coconut flakes

For the Creamy Cashew Dressing

  • ½ cup cashew pieces raw and unsalted
  • ½ cup water more if necessary
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp honey
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • juice of 1/2 lemon

* to yield 1 cup cooked quinoa you'll need 1/3 cup dry quinoa + 2/3 cup water and cook according to package directions .

    Instructions

    For the Dressing

    • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and let set for 5 min. (to let cashews soften, while you assemble the salad).
    • Using an immersion blender (or a regular blender) blend until completely combined.

    For the Salad

    • Toss all ingredients together in a medium salad bowl. Pour dressing over salad and mix thoroughly

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1serving | Calories: 473.8kcal | Carbohydrates: 60.8g | Protein: 16.6g | Fat: 21.7g | Saturated Fat: 5.5g | Sodium: 90.1mg | Fiber: 9.5g | Sugar: 18.4g