This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1
2 cups mandarin oranges, drained
½ cup + 1 Tbsp quinoa, dry
3 cups Romaine lettuce salad blend
1 ½ cups spinach leaves
1 ½ cups garbanzo beans, low-sodium, canned and drained
3 Tbsp bell peppers, diced
3 Tbsp red onion, diced
½ tsp garlic, minced
½ tsp ginger root, minced
3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1/8 cup soy sauce, low-sodium
3 Tbsp vegetable oil
- Cook quinoa according to package directions.
- Combine all ingredients except vinegar, soy sauce, and vegetable oil.
- Combine vinegar, soy sauce, and vegetable oil. Drizzle over salad and serve.
Credit: Recipe courtesy of Challenge.gov Recipes for Healthy Kids.
|Nutritional Information per Serving|
|Calories: 240||Carbohydrates: 34g|
|Total Fat: 9g||Cholesterol: 0mg|
|Saturated Fat: 1g||Dietary Fiber: 6g|
|% of Calories from Fat: 34%||Sodium: 210mg|