Health Boosting Salad
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
  • 3 cups of mixed dark greens (suggested greens are baby romaine, spinach, kale, arugula, Bibb lettuce, radicchio, or endive. You can also use bags of mixed lettuce greens available at grocery stores. Avoid iceberg lettuce as it’s low in nutrients.
  • Add a mixture of available chopped vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, snap peas, celery, carrots, mushrooms, cabbage, asparagus, radishes, red-orange-yellow-green bell pepper, and onion) Choose at least 3 or 4 and don’t be afraid to add a rainbow of vegetables.
  • ½ avocado
  • A small sprinkle of (choose 1-2) raw walnuts, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, almonds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, or hemp seeds.
  • 1 small chopped Roma-type tomato
  • Optional – probiotic-rich sauerkraut, pomegranate seeds, feta cheese, chicken breast or shrimp.
  • 1-2 Tbsp Organic extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • Sprinkle in to taste – sea salt, pepper, herbs (basil, oregano, dill, paprika)
  • Sweeten with 1 tsp of honey
  1. Whisk the dressing, add to the salad and toss all ingredients in a large bowl.
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