recipe August 26 2015 by Jess
Get your taste buds ready for this deliciously portable and healthy graze salad If you’re looking for an exciting new lunch to bring into work, look no further. All you need is a jar or those repurposed take-out containers you’ve been saving and a few fresh ingredients!skip to the recipe
Dressing – lemon juice, honey, and shredded mint leaves
Sturdy veg – red peppers and sugar-snap peas, or cucumber
Citrus fruit – (not for the faint of heart) – grapefruit or lemon, wedged
Complex carbs – brown rice, quinoa or sweet potato
Leafy greens – spinach, or pak choi or pea shoots
Graze goodies – any punnet from your graze box
Pour in your dressing and use sturdy veg for the base. This way, the other ingredients won’t absorb any of your dressing and get soggy. Add the wedges of citrus fruit here for some zing, too
Pad out the middle with lighter bits. Layer on your carb of choice before covering it with some leafy greens for another moisture barrier
Add a nutritious layer of graze. Get that extra pop of flavor and crunch with a punnet of graze – from nuts, seeds to dried fruit
Pop on the lid and refrigerate until hungry. Shake up your jar or container and enjoy!
By Jess, graze nutritionist.
Our nutritionist extraordinaire, Jess trained at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition and is a registered practitioner with the British Association for Applied Nutrition & Nutritional Therapy. She's the creator of our health badges, to help you choose the snacks and boxes that are right for you. Check out everything from Jess on our blog, with recipes and tricks to help you keep making better choices, or go to Jess's blog at jessipes.co.uk for even more.
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