Springblackbeanandradishsaladbannertenon

Black Bean Rainbow Salad

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This recipe is an awesome Spring Black Bean and Radish Salad. It has all the colours of the rainbow making it incredibly healthy! The balck beans and seeds will give you a a big dose of clean protein and the sweetness from the orange and bell peppers add some skin saving vitamin C.

It is the perfect dish to bring to a dinner party or BBQ because it is easy to make, tastes delish and is brimming with healthy ingredients. If you are plant based or gluten free it can honestly be your meal and you won’t be hungry. 

Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 6-8 cups of spring mix 
  • 1 navel orange, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 red onion, diced
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 6 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 2 Tbsp hemp seeds (hemp hearts)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • fresh ground pepper and sea salt

Tips & Nutrition

The radishes in this salad are a great “spring detox” ingredient. They contain antioxidants that help clear toxins that may have accumulated over the winter months. These antioxidants also work to reduce inflammation, prevent disease and boot immunity. In this salad their sharp flavour is is nicely contrasted with the sweetness of the fresh orange. 

Method

In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and spices.

Add all the remaining ingredients in a large bowl.

Dress and mix the salad when you are ready to serve.

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