After a heavy day what can be better than a light meal that is not only easy to make but also very, very, VERY healthy, right? Obviously, we all eat salad, but sometimes people think that salad is boring. And that’s probably one of the most common mistakes that people make while thinking about vegan food. Why I’m so sure that it’s a mistake? Because this simple vegan vitamin salad is far from being boring!
Sometimes to turn a simple dish of salad into a nourishing meal it takes only 2 – 3 extra ingredients. Sometimes these ingredients might seem a bit uncommon for a salad, but once you try the final result, you understand that it’s very good! My simple vegan vitamin salad contains ingredients that you can easily find in almost any food store or local market. And the best part is that most of the ingredients are seasonal. So, it means that they are even better for your health! In case you like healthy vegan salads that are full of valuable nutrients, I advise you to check also my farro salad and my fennel protein salad.
Nutritional value of the simple vegan vitamin salad
All the things that this simple vegan vitamin salad contains your body needs on a daily basis – vitamins, protein, fiber and minerals. And isn’t it better to absorb all these nutrients in a natural and delicious way instead of taking every morning a dietary supplement? Basically, this salad is made of lettuce, spinach, blueberries, dill, bean sprouts, arugula, radishes, cherry tomatoes, avocado, chickpeas, cashews, red cabbage and goji berries. All these ingredients contain valuable nutrients that help your body thrive.
For example, lettuce and arugula contain dietary fiber. Spinach and goji berries are rich in iron and vitamin A. Blueberries and avocado contain vitamin K and together with dill and radishes they also contain vitamin C and such minerals as manganese and copper. Also cherry tomatoes and red cabbage are rich in vitamin C, which helps your body absorb the iron from the spinach. Bean sprouts and chickpeas instead are a great source of plant-based protein. While cashews are rich in unsaturated fats that are very important for a healthy heart. As you see this simple vegan vitamin salad is a real treasure chest full of valuable nutrients!
Did I inspire you to take care of your health with this delicious simple vegan vitamin salad? Or maybe the images of this dish made you wish for something juicy and delicious? No matter what’s your motivation behind the decision to prepare this recipe, I’m happy that you will do it, because this salad really is:
- easy to make
- full of vitamins
- full of minerals
- rich in fiber
- and simply yummy!
Let me know, if you try this recipe! Leave a comment or even more: snap a picture of your masterpiece and post it on Instagram by tagging @vegan_bunnymommycooks or Facebook by tagging @bunnymommycooks. And feel free to let your animal family members join in the picture!