Wed Mar 21, 2018


3 rounds 3 min AMRAP, 3 min rest 3 Front Squat (185/125) 6 Burpees 12 Bar Hops Cashout OTM x 10 Odd - Thruster practice Even - CTB practice

QUINOA AND CHICKPEA SALAD

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Quinoa is an extremely versatile grain that boasts the benefits of being a complete protein source (all 9 essential amino acids), containing complex carbs, and is high in fibre! Quinoa cooks quickly and can be added to virtually any dish. This quinoa chickpea salad comes together fast, stores great, and is convenient for a quick lunch during the week! It is very customizable giving you a great base to add other items and swap out as you choose. I like to add an extra protein source to a serving such as chicken or shrimp to create a balanced meal and keep me satisfied.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dry quinoa

  • 1 can (540ml) chickpeas, drained and rinsed ( I used Compliments brand)

  • ½ of a large english cucumber, chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped finely

Directions:

  1. Cook quinoa according to instructions (1 cup dry quinoa to 2 cups water, bring to a boil, reduce and simmer for 15 minutes)

  2. Chop remaining ingredients, drain and rinse chickpeas

  3. Whisk together dressing ingredients

  4. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and pour dressing overtop, mixing thoroughly

Yields: 8 Servings

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 159

Carbohydrates: 27g

Fibre: 4g

Protein: 6g

Fat: 3.5g

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