Easiest Postpartum salad
Post Partum period means breastfeeding all the time, not a lot of sleep, lots of visitors and no time to cook. This quick Salad comes in handy: enough energy and protein to survive lactation and ingredients even your sleepy husband finds in the store. OF COURSE, it is also suitable for pregnancy.
¾ cups cashews ( = 100 g)
1 small spring onion
2 tbsp olive oil
5-6 sun-dried tomatoes in oil
3 slices bread
1 cup brown lentils, cooked (400 g)
100g arugula/rocket and Ceasar salad
1-2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
First, roast the cashews on a low heat for a few minutes until the are brownish in a pan to maximize aroma. Be careful with the heat, it can easily get burned. Alternatively you can roast them in the oven. Then put them aside.
Next dice up the onion and dried tomatoes, put a bit of olive oil (1 Tbsp) from the glass of dried tomatoes into the pan and heat both olives and onion slices for about 3-4 minutes. Put them aside.
Cut the bread into croutons, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the pan and fry the bread until it is crunchy. Mix all the ingredients into one big salad bowl, add cooked lentils and washed arugula and Ceasar salad. Season with some salt, pepper, vinegar and 1 tsp agave syrup or honey.
IF you are waaaay to tired to cook, ask your next guest / visitor to prepare and enjoy together!