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Hearty Chicken, Spinach, Arugula, Chickpeas & Quinoa Salad With Ginger Dressing

This salad is delicious and has a wonderful combination of textures and flavors. It's perfect for those who want to eat a fresh, tasty, and healthy meal that is packed with nutrients and cancer-fighting natural components.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 2
Calories 1243 kcal


  • 3 oz chicken shredded
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup apple diced
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 5 oz baby arugula
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced into small rings
  • 1/3 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

Salad Dressing

  • 1/2 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger finely grated
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large mixing bowl combine spinach, arugula and the shredded chicken together.
  • Stir in the chickpeas and the spring onions and set aside. 
  • In a small bowl whisk the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, dijon mustard, maple syrup, grated ginger, and salt and pepper to taste until thoroughly combined. 
  • Toss the salad with the dressing and sprinkle in sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, and dried cranberries.
  • Serve and enjoy. 


Serving: 2gSodium: 115mgCalcium: 236mgVitamin C: 21mgVitamin A: 3299IUSugar: 25gFiber: 14gPotassium: 1276mgCholesterol: 15mgCalories: 1243kcalTrans Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 12gFat: 89gProtein: 28gCarbohydrates: 94gIron: 8mg
Keyword Gluten-Free, Plant Based, Whole Grain
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