Apple-Hemp Protein Salad

Apple Hemp Protein Salad

This salad is packed with protein, healthy omega 3s, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. It’s also a super easy salad to whip up if you’re in a rush or coming off of a cleanse.

Ingredients:
(Serves 2 big salads)

  • Large Head of Rinsed, Chopped Red Leaf Lettuce
  • 1 apple finely sliced
  • 1/3 cup Sunflower Sprouts
  • 1/3 cup Pea Sprouts
  • 2 tbsp Hemp Seeds
  • 1 Avocado

Dressing:

  • 1/2 tbsp cold pressed olive oil
  • 2 fresh squeezed limes

Here’s a few food facts for you before you go try out this salad on your own:

  • 1 tablespoon of hemp seeds per day will give you all of the omega 3s you need for the day and are also a great source of protein.
  • Pea Sprouts are 20% protein.
  • Sunflower Sprouts are 25% protein.
  • Avocados are 90% and fat is important in a raw food diet, i’m moderation of course, but DON’T cut it out of your diet.
  • Apples have a unique mixture of nutrients that make them different from all other fruits on the planet. They contain 10% carbs and 4% various vitamins and minerals. The rest is water. Apples have an array of phyto-chemicals and antioxidants.

 

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Sheleana Jennings

Owner & Co-Visionary at Young and Raw
Sheleana has a home base in Vancouver, BC with her husband Caleb and her kitty Maya and spends much of the year traveling. Her life's mission is to educate and inspire millions to re-connect with their inner guidance and find balance through nutrition and lifestyle. YoungandRaw.com now reaches hundreds of thousands of people every month, from 78 countries around the world. Her passions include researching, writing, reading and exploring nature. Sheleana's favorite areas of study at present are nutrition, hormonal & women's health, natural birth, pre-post natal nutrition and Ayurveda.
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About Sheleana Jennings

Sheleana has a home base in Vancouver, BC with her husband Caleb and her kitty Maya and spends much of the year traveling. Her life's mission is to educate and inspire millions to re-connect with their inner guidance and find balance through nutrition and lifestyle. YoungandRaw.com now reaches hundreds of thousands of people every month, from 78 countries around the world. Her passions include researching, writing, reading and exploring nature. Sheleana's favorite areas of study at present are nutrition, hormonal & women's health, natural birth, pre-post natal nutrition and Ayurveda.

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