Chicory, Quinoa and Mango Salad

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Chicory, quinoa and mango salad • I want to share this amazing health promoting salad with you in time for the week ahead • do you use chicory leaves in your salads? They are incredibly bitter, and it is this bitterness which makes them a wonderful digestive aid, with anti inflammatory properties as well as being a carminative Food, shown to reduce stress and anxiety • I have balanced the bitterness with a sweet mango and a citrus, chilli honey dressing • it’s delicious and can be assembled in minutes
Ingredients
1 head of red chicory
1 pouch of ready cooked mixed quinoa (red+white)
1 chopped fresh mango
3 spring onions
Dressing
1/3 cup olive oil
Juice of half a lemon
1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp raw honey
A few drops of Worcestershire sauce
Pinch of chilli flakes
Seasoning

Mix all your salad ingredients together, add the dressing and serve immediately • to make this more substantial you could add a few steamed broccoli florets or some toasted pumpkins seeds for extra crunch • what I love about chicory is it retains its crunch really well in winter salads •

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