Recipe: This Grain Salad is the Perfect Refueling Lunch On-the-Go

  • Robin Berzin
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This recipe is a super simple lunch salad that is perfect for home and easy to pack for work any day for a quick, on-the-go meal that’s tasty and healthy at the same time!

We include this recipe in our 7 Day Detox program, as it is packed with essential nutrients, healthy fats and fiber. These food groups, if consumed regularly will aid in improving your gut health. In addition to being healthy, this meal is guaranteed to keep you energized and feeling light!

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1/2 cup cooked quinoa

1/2 sliced avocado

handful chopped red onion

handful chopped artichoke (from a jar)

1 tbs. organic sunflower seeds

For the dressing:

1 tbs. extra virgin olive oil

1 tbs. lemon juice

pink sea salt + pepper


Add everything to a bowl, or a mason jar for an on-the-go option. Drizzle dressing over when you’re ready to eat. Dig in!

Tip: You can cook a larger amount of quinoa and prepare ingredients for a few day’s worth of meals!

Dr. Robin Berzin (pictured left) is the Founder and CEO of Parsley Health. A Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Robin went to medical school at Columbia University -where she co-founded the physician communication app Cureatr – and later trained in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is a certified yoga instructor and a meditation teacher, writes for a number of leading wellness sites, and speaks regularly for organizations including Stanford Medicine X, The Clinton Foundation, Health 2.0, Summit at Sea, and Further Future, on how we can reinvent health care. Read more of Robin Berzin's posts here.

This article was originally posted on Parsley Health.

Photos courtesy of Parsley Health.


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