Grapefruit Spinach Couscous Salad with Toasted Groundnuts

I've been really embracing the (short!) UK summer by indulging on a variety of healthy, delicious salads for lunch! Before I continue, just look at the gorgeous colors in this salad.
The best thing about summer salads is that they take less than ten minutes to throw together, most require no cooking (or the slightest bit!), they are healthy, and best of all, absolutely yummy.

For me, in a salad, variety of texture is as important as great flavor, which is why I always try to incorporate a soft/creamy ingredient, a fresh/crisp ingredient, a crunch ingredient and everything on top of that is add bonus! Just image creamy couscous with freshly chopped spinach, juicy bursts of grapefruit, topped with freshly toasted groundnuts and all tied together with a squeeze of lemon juice and pinch of salt. Yup. It's as simple as that. If you can make couscous, you can make this salad. And everyone can make couscous, so everyone can make this salad, and eat it too!

The brightness and citrus-y flavor of the grapefruit is absolutely wonderful and truly brings out the summer in this salad. Your tastebuds will tingle and your body will thank you. So go make this salad, and thank me!
Serves 1 as a light lunch
1/2 cup couscous, cooked
1/2 a grapefruit (red, pink or white would all be delicious)
1/2 cup chopped baby spinach leaves
2-3 tbsp toasted ground nuts
1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice, or more/less to taste
pinch of salt, to taste

This is the most shameful list of instructions ever. Toss together the ingredients for the salad, and enjoy!

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