A small bowl of cooked quinoa (keen-wah)

1 tbs toasted nuts – pine nuts, cashews or flaked almonds
1 piece of fruit – apple blueberries
A handful of leaves or raw vegetables – baby spinach or grated carrot
Juice of 1/2 lemon or lime
3 tbs olive oil
A handful of fresh herbs – basil, mint, parsley
2 tbs mixed seeds – pumpkin, sunflower
a pinch of salt
1 tbs Greek yoghurt to garnish


Place all of the ingredients, except for the greek yoghurt, in a serving bowl and mix well.  Garnish with the Greek yoghurt and serve.

(Recipe taken from Derval O’Rourke Food for the Fast Lane)