5 High Fiber Salad Recipes

As a mom, it can be challenging to develop nutrient-packed and delicious dishes that your kids will approve of. Kids are notorious for being picky eaters and not wanting to eat their vegetables, so what’s a mom to do to ensure their kids get adequate fibre and nutrients in their diet?

We have come up with five simple and tasty high-fibre salad recipes that are guaranteed to suit the whole family! Best of all, your kids will forget that they’re eating vegetables. Enjoy!

 

1. Lentil and Chickpea Salad

 

Thanks to the lentils and chickpeas, this salad is packed with fibre and protein. It is also a good source of vitamins and minerals, including iron, potassium, and folate.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cooked lentils
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss to coat.
  2. Serve immediately or chill for later.

 

2. Quinoa and Avocado Salad

quinoa and avocado salad

 

This salad is an excellent source of fibre, protein, and healthy fats. It is also a good source of vitamins and minerals, including magnesium, vitamin B6, and folate.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss to coat.
  2. Serve immediately or chill for later.

 

3. Kale and Apple Salad

kale and apple salad

 

This salad is a great source of fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Thanks to the kale and apples, it is also a good source of antioxidants.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • Honey to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Massage the kale with the olive oil and apple cider vinegar in a large bowl until softened.
  2. Add the apple, walnuts, goat cheese, honey, salt, and pepper.
  3. Toss to coat and serve immediately.

 

4. Roasted Beet and Quinoa Salad

roasted beet and quinoa salad

 

This salad is an excellent source of fibre, vitamins, and minerals. It is also a good source of antioxidants, thanks to the roasted beets.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch beets, roasted and peeled
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss to coat.
  2. Serve immediately or chill for later.

 

5. Black Bean and Mango Salad

black bean and mango salad

 

This salad is a great fibre, protein, and healthy fats source. It is also a good source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin A, and potassium.

Ingredients:

  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss to coat.
  2. Serve immediately or chill for later.

 

These are just a few examples of high-fibre salad recipes you can try at home. There are many other tasty and nutritious salad options available. Get creative and experiment with different ingredients to find salads that you love. A little tip: aim for as colourful salad as possible to ensure optimum nutrient density! Good luck!

 

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