Crazy Colourful Salad

healthy saladThis salad is bursting with flavour and texture.

The combination of beetroot and orange is delightful and the crunch of the walnuts gives it hidden surprises throughout the meals.

This Crazy Colourful Salad is one which will make you feel great and it is also a great addition to a healthy eating plan.

Eat a rainbow they say, well you sure are here!

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves 4


  • 1 can of baby beetroots rinsed and drained
  • 1 orange peeled and diced
  • ½ red onion sliced finely
  • ½ cup of walnuts crushed
  • 2 cups of green lettuce or mixed salad
  • The juice of 1 orange
  • 2 tbs of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup of cooked quinoa or brown rice
  • Salt and pepper to season


  1. Cook your brown rice or quinoa and drain once done.
  2. In a separate bowl, add you salad, dice up the red onion, beetroots and orange and mix together.
  3. In a pan, lightly pan fry the walnuts and crush on top of the salad.
  4. Serve on a bed of cooked rice or quinoa and drizzle with the orange juice and extra virgin olive oil.

380 calories per serve

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written by:

Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014.Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."