Seeds are a great way to add extra nutrition to your salads. These little superfoods can turn your salad from an ordinary meal to a very filling and nutrient dense power salad.
Here are the seeds your should have on hand. Next time you have a salad, add 1 TB of one or each of these to give it a boost.
1. Hemp Seeds
High in Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids and an excellent source of protein as they contain all of the essential amino acids.
2. Black Sesame Seeds
Good source of calcium, magnesium, and copper. Also high in zinc. In traditional Chinese Medicine, black sesame seeds are known to strengthen the kidneys.
3. Sunflower Seeds
High in Vitamin E, magnesium, and selenium. Also high in protein.
4. Pumpkin Seeds
Great source of antioxidants and minerals. These seeds are also a good source of protein. They support healthy libido.
5. Chia Seeds
Boosts energy and increase stamina. They’re also high in fiber and omegas.
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