Superfood Salad Recipe Packed with nutrients that boost immunity, decrease inflammation, repair muscle and bone, plus a healthy dose of protein and fiber to keep you full and happy! By Jessica Cerra // February 4, 2015 Do you need a little nutritious pick-me up as we settle into the cool days of winter? We’re excited to share some great recipes for healthy fueling from RaceMill friend, professional cyclist and founder of Harmony Bar, Jessica Cerra. While she will be spending most of the year with pro-cycling team Twenty16-Sho-Air, she is kind enough to share some of her recipes with us to keep us healthy throughout the year.This salad is packed with all the nutrition you need to fuel, repair and support the needs of an endurance athlete. Chia seeds lend a healthy dose of Omega 3’s, beneficial for inflammation, while pumpkin and sunflower seeds provide protein and the powerful antioxidant Vitamin E. Berries add a touch of sweetness and color, with immune boosting benefits of Vitamin C, and spinach supplies large amounts of Vitamin K for bone and muscle repair. Tossed with protein and fiber-rich quinoa, everything you need is right in your salad bowl.INGREDIENTSMakes 4 servings10 ounces baby spinach1 ½ cup cooked quinoa½ cup blueberries½ cup sliced strawberries½ cup finely diced jicama2 heaping TBSP toasted pumpkin seeds2 TBSP sunflower seeds1 TBSP chia seeds2 TBSP freshly chopped basil2 TBSP freshly chopped cilantro½ cup extra virgin olive oil½ cup champagne, white wine or red wine vinegarJuice of two oranges1 tsp sea salt½ teaspoon freshly cracked pepperPREPARATION1. To make the salad dressing: In a blender combine the basil, cilantro, olive oil, vinegar, orange juice, salt and pepper. Pour into a sealable plastic container or jar and set aside.2. In a large bowl, toss the rest of the ingredients gently with large salad utensils.3. Pour about ¼ cup of the salad dressing over the salad and toss gently until combine. Add more dressing if needed.4. Store the rest of the dressing in the fridge for up until two weeks.To follow Jessica on her cycling journey or to see other great recipes, follow her on Facebook and Twitter or visit her website.