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Quinoa is a gluten-free grain with a high amount of protein and fiber. It’s rich in quercetin and flavonoids, antioxidants that work to protect healthy cells from damage.
Cruciferous vegetables are rich in insoluble fiber. Insoluble fiber can help relieve constipation, a common side effect of MS.
If possible, try to buy natural peanut butter as it’s free from added oil, sugar and salt. Peanut butter is a plant-based protein option that’s also a good source of heart healthy fats.
Combine Salad In a large mixing bowl, combine the pre-cooked quinoa, cabbage slaw and cilantro.
Make the Dressing In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Add more water for a thinner sauce.
Add Dressing to Salad Add sauce to quinoa mixture. Stir together. Serve with peanuts and additional cilantro if desired.
Replace the peanut butter with a seed butter, such as sunflower butter; omit chopped peanuts.
Use a gluten-free soy sauce.
Use a soy-free soy sauce.
Sit on a stool or chair while preparing this recipe. Sitting uses less energy than standing.
Use the Basic Quinoa Recipe and freeze leftovers to enjoy when cooking isn’t a high priority. Quinoa can also be used in recipes throughout the week.
Use bottled lime juice instead of squeezing your own to reduce prep work.
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