Try this delicious easy recipe


  • ¼ cup uncooked quinoa
  • ½ cucumber, diced
  • ¼ red onion, diced
  • ½ capsicum, diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander
  • ½ cup mixed salad beans
  • ½ cup olives
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 2 tbsp hummus
  • ½ avocado


  1. Rinse quinoa thoroughly.  Cook in ½ cup water – bring to the boil then turn down the heat and let it simmer for about 15 minutes.  Once cooked, turn off the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes before fluffing with a fork.
  2. Whilst the quinoa is cooking, add cucumber, red onion, capsicum, dash of olive oil, juice of ½ lemon and coriander to a large bowl. Mix together.
  3. Get two serving bowls.  Build your bowls by adding half the cooked quinoa, half the cucumber, onion and capsicum mix, half the olives, half the salad beans and half the spinach to each bowl.
  4. Top with avocado and hummus and serve.

Watch the video of making this recipe here

The Gut Kitchen

Clinical Nutritionists

We are Rose and Sarah, founders of The Gut Kitchen. We are qualified Clinical Nutritionists based in Brisbane with a special interest in gut health and the gut-brain connection.
In our work as passionate Clinical Nutritionists, we have witnessed an epidemic of digestive disorders amongst our clients, which have caused exhaustion, frustration and confusion about what to eat.
Our mission is to support and empower you to create more calm, choice and certainty around eating so that you can begin to heal your gut naturally.

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