If you have been told you have iron-deficiency anemia or if you are at risk for developing it, use this recipe to help boost your iron consumption naturally! We love this colorful salad as an appetizer, or even a full meal.
Mexican Quinoa Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free)
- ½ cup cooked quinoa
- ½ cup black beans
- ½ bell pepper, diced
- ¼ cup diced red onion
- ¼ of a medium avocado, diced
- Squeeze of lime
- 1/8 tsp. sea salt
- Optional: paprika or red pepper flakes for added spice
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and enjoy warm or cold. Nutrition information: 340 calories, 52g carbohydrates, 10g fat, 13g protein, 677mg sodium. Provides 25% RDA for Iron per serving.