Here is a super easy, flavorful, protein-packed salad that everyone will love!
Cucumbers are an excellent source of vitamin K and molybdenum. They contain potassium, which is associated with lower blood levels and are low in calories.
Quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods that we can eat. It is gluten-free, rich in magnesium, and contains almost twice as much fiber as most other grains.
Minutes to Prepare: 10
1 English cucumber, diced
2 cups chilled cooked quinoa
1/2 cup diced red onion
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/3 cup roughly-chopped fresh basil leaves
1 batch Lemony Italian vinaigrette (ingredients below)
LEMONY ITALIAN VINAIGRETTE:
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Pinch of salt and pepper
Toss all ingredients together until combined.
Mix ingredients of lemony Italian vinaigrette together until blended. Apply to salad.