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Salads have many nutritious virtues

Salads may have nutritious virtues, but they also are packed with colour and flavour. They have evolved from very humble and salty beginnings into a wide variety of dishes that be offered as a side or whole meal.

Salads also span the globe across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  Whilst ideally a summer dish, a warm salad is ideal for cooler spring and autumn days.

Salads can be taken on a picnic to the beach or enjoyed anywhere

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Quinoa and Zucchini Salad Recipe

Served chilled, Quinoa and Zucchini Salad is a refreshing and satisfying meal accompaniment in warmer weather. It is not quite a complete meal, as the protein and iron level are a little low.

Quinoa and Zucchini Salad can also be served warm or at room temperature on cooler days, especially in autumn. It can be made a day ahead to boost the Moroccan spice flavours.

Dinner plate with quinoa and zucchini salad, lime, falafel and hummus

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