Inspired by a delicious boxed salad that I grabbed whilst out last week, the beautiful colour of the quinoa comes from the beetroot, an unsung hero of the vegetable world. Ready in less than 20 minutes and absolutely perfect for a more grown-up packed lunch, this is delicious served with a side of hummus. The contrast of colours, flavours and textures will ensure it a spot in any buffet. This salad can be prepared up to 2 days in advance, and drizzled with balsamic just before serving. Check out the nutritional values too – 151% of your RDA of vitamin C – essential for the absorption of the high iron content. Look out for UK-grown quinoa too.