Delish Meal-Prep Salad
(makes 4 servings)
4 cups/big handfuls shredded cabbage or dark leafy green lettuce
2 tbsp chopped fresh herbs
2 cups cooked quinoa or brown rice
2 bell peppers (your choice of color), chopped
4 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
1 medium cucumber, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 cup beets, chopped
1 tbsp sesame seeds
OPTIONAL: 2 cups shrimp, shredded cooked chicken, or any other protein choice
- ½ cup (130 g) peanut or almond butter
- ¼ cup (60 ml) lower-sodium coconut aminos
- ¼ cup (60 ml) water
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
- 1 clove garlic, minced
Get 4 reusable glass containers. Place equal amounts of all of the ingredients in the containers, EXCEPT your optional protein choice.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the ingredients and pour equal amounts into ¼-cup containers.
Store in the fridge until ready to eat. To serve, stir ½ cup of your protein choice into the salad, shake the dressing well, and pour it over the top of the salad. Mix well and enjoy!
And there you have it – lunch for four days!