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Protein Packed Salad Made In A Minute

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Protein Packed Salad Made In A Minute

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A Fancy Protein-Packed Salad Made In The Blink Of An Eye

Make a vegan protein-packed salad in close to a minute.  You have no excuses, it’s easy to be vegan!  This salad proves it.  This is a salad packed with plant-based nutrition made by guest chef, hockey player, and performance coach Rick Scott! He is a vegan powerhouse and knows how to keep veganism healthy, tasty, and simple.  Let’s take a look at how he literally tossed this simple, yet beautiful, salad together.



Creative And Compassionate Vegan

 A creative and compassionate music, sports, and entertainment public relations executive, Rick began representing vegan/animal nonprofit organizations to purposely align his work with his core values. Plant-based for 32 years, Rick is a hockey player and former bike racer based in Los Angeles who trains and competes daily with athletes who struggle to keep up with the energetic vegan powerhouse. Whether on the ice, on the bike, or in the gym, his training partners have always been elites, pros, and Olympians because his infectious enthusiasm, heart, and hustle enable him to push them to the limit. His passionate pursuit of greatness is plant-powered and age does not define him.

Rick is a peak performance coach and among the athletes he serves is the UCLA ice hockey club. A captivating and heartfelt storyteller, he has penned columns for the Switch4GoodJane Unchained, and Vegan Magazine websites that present facts, debunk myths, and confront issues common to vegan athletes and anyone on a plant-based diet. Rick earned a certificate in plant-based nutrition from T. Colin Campbell’s eCornell University program.


Rick Scott
Rick Scott and his protein-packed salad.


Vegan And Still A Protein-Packed Salad

You don’t get enough protein as a vegan.  LIES!  This is such a false statement it’s not even funny.  Plants have plenty of protein to fuel us vegans.  Seriously, when was the last time you heard of someone having a “protein deficiency?”  It’s just not really a common thing.  Vegan meats, tofu, nuts, seeds, legumes, grains, etc., are all packed with healthy proteins and fuel the body with additional nutrients.  Rick’s protein-packed salad is a perfect example of how easy it is to get protein on a plant-based diet. His salad has seitan, pumpkin seeds, and hemp seeds which all contain a nice amount of protein.  Seitan gives that “meaty” texture some people like.  He also adds tomatoes, blueberries, carrots, and nutritional yeast, adding additional vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to this power salad.

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The ingredients used in Rick’s protein-packed salad.


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The finished and ready-to-eat healthy and tasty salad.


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Protein Powered Salad

This salad is literally made in minutes. Toss it together and enjoy. Fuel your body with nutrients and plant-based protein with this simple sala
Course Salad
Cuisine American


  • spinach handful
  • Shredded carrots Handful
  • Cherry tomatoes Handful
  • Blueberries handful
  • Seitan handful
  • 1 Tbs pumpkin seeds
  • 2 Tbs hemp seeds
  • Nutritional yeast sprinkle liberally
  • Oil free vinaigrette dressing


  • toss everything together and enjoy
Keyword vegan
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A Toss And Go Protein-Packed Salad

Making a healthy vegan meal doesn’t get any easier than this protein-packed salad.  So go ahead and give it a try and let us know how much you loved it.  Take a photo of your finished dish and tag @UnChained_TV on Instagram.  Looking for other easy plant-based recipes to try?  Hop on over to the #LunchBreakLIVE page, where we have a ton to choose from.  Until next time…keep cookin’!

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