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Bulgar Salad: Light, Good Carbs

Looking for a quick, delicious and colorful "pick-me-up" for pre or post training? Here's the perfect salad to enjoy any time of the day for a carb-boost. This is also a great option for athletes controlling their diabetes, because it doesn't spike blood sugar levels dangerously!



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β€’ 1 cup of uncooked bulgur β€’ 1 cup of boiling water β€’ 1 Β½ cup of chopped tomatoes β€’ 1 Β½ cup of chopped cucumbers β€’ 1 Β½ cup of chickpeas β€’ 1 Β½ cup of edamame beans β€’ 1 whole pomegranate, seeded β€’ 1 cup chopped parsley β€’ Half cup chopped onions β€’ ΒΌ cup chopped fresh mint β€’ 1 lemon, squeezed β€’ 1 tbs of olive oil


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Combine the uncooked bulgur and the cup of boiling water in a medium bowl, cover, and let soak for 30 minutes or until it is tender. Cool to room temperature.

In a different bowl, mix remaining ingredients together. Add salt, pepper, olive oil and squeezed lemon juice then mix them together.

In a bigger bowl, mix the bulgur in the rest of the ingredients, add in some chopped parsley and mint, mix, and enjoy!


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465 Kcal / Carbohydrates: 71g / Proteins: 27g / Fats: 8g / Fibers: 8g


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