salads and dressings

Rockin’ Raw Kale Salad

Ingredients 1 cup sunflower seeds ¼ cup lemon juice 3 T honey 2 T minced ginger 1 ½ teaspoon Celtic Sea salt, or to taste 2 bunches kale, tough stems, removed and leaves chopped 2 apples, chopped 1 bunch of radishes, quartered 1 avocado – pitted, peeled, and chopped   Instructions Soak sunflower seeds in water for 4 to 6 hours. Drain. Blend lemon juice, honey, ginger, and salt. Toss ...

Radish and Mango Salad

Ingredients ½ lime, zested and juiced 2 T champagne or white wine vinegar 1 T honey 3 T olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste 1 mango, peeled and sliced 8 radishes, thinly sliced 1 English cucumber, thinly sliced 4 ounces arugula or baby spinach 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves   Instructions In a small bowl, whisk together lime zest and juice, vinegar, and honey. Slowly drizzle in oil while whisking, ...

Spiced Broccoli and Carrot Ribbon Salad

Ingredients 2 T plus ¼ teaspoon Celtic Sea salt, divided 3 heads broccoli, cut into florets 5 carrots, shredded or cut into ribbons ½ cup parsley, minced 10 dried, pitted plums (prunes), diced 1 cup toasted almonds, chopped 3 lemons, juiced 2 T maple syrup 4 teaspoons cumin, toasted (see note) ¼ teaspoon cayenne ¼ teaspoon pepper 2 to 3 T olive oil   Instructions Bring a large pot of ...

Taco Salad

Ingredients 1 ripe avocado – pitted, peeled, and chopped 3 T sour cream 6 T lime juice 1 T olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 T chopped fresh cilantro Salt and pepper, to taste 2 trimmed heads romaine lettuce, chopped 1 cup cooked black beans 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped or ½ cup sliced pickled peppers ½ cup sliced black olives ½ cup ...

Fiesta Avocado Chicken Salad (No mayo, No dairy)

Ingredients 1 avocado 2 cups cooked chicken such as a rotisserie, shredded ½ red bell pepper, finely diced ¼ cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped 2 scallions, thinly sliced (or 2 T finely diced red onion) Juice of one lime ¼ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika 1 pinch cayenne pepper Celtic Sea salt to taste Black pepper to taste   Instructions Mash the avocado in a medium bowl with a ...

Stir-Fried Veggies With Quinoa

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa, cooked 2 T. coconut oil ½ cup broccoli, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped ½ cup bok choy leaf and stem, chopped 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 4-6 ounces of mushrooms, any variety 2 T. balsamic vinegar   Instructions 1. Prepare quinoa according to package directions. 2. While quinoa is cooking, prepare vegetables. 3. In a large sauté pan, melt coconut oil. ...

Grilled Watermelon, Feta and Basil Salad

Ingredients: 1 whole mini watermelon 4 ounces feta cheese, cut into cubes Juice of 1/2 a lime 2 tablespoons fresh basil, sliced thin 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Black pepper to taste Balsamic reduction for drizzling   Instructions: Cut the watermelon into 1 inch thick slabs and lightly brush them with olive oil. Place the slabs of watermelon cut side down onto a heated grill and grill for about 2-3 minutes ...

Corn and Blueberry Salad

Ingredients: 6 ears of fresh sweet corn, husked 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 small cucumber, sliced 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt   Instructions: In a dutch oven bring salted water to a boil. Add corn. Cook ...

BLT Salad Bowl

Ingredients: 2 romaine hearts of lettuce 1 large avocado 2 handfuls of cherry tomatoes 1/2 a cucumber 4 slices of bacon 1/2 a handful of feta cheese   For the dressing: Extra virgin olive oil Balsamic vinegar Mustard Lemon juice Salt   Instructions: Cook your bacon until it's nice and crispy. While it's sizzling away, chop everything else up into bite-sized pieces. Throw it all in a bowl, followed by ...

Tomato, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

Ingredients: 1 green bell pepper 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 cucumber 1 ripe avocado 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil juice of 1 lemon salt and pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro or parsley (pick your favorite!) Instructions: Chop your veggies, removing any seeds/skins/stems. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, salt, pepper and fresh herbs of your choosing and pour over salad. Toss ...
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