MIXED GREENS WITH STRAWBERRY HERB DRESSING

Who says salads have to be boring? Not me!

Well, at least not me anymore. I used to cringe at salads… but I realized not all salads are created equal. Take this gem for instance. It’s filled with nutrient-rich mixed greens, tangy green apple, creamy avocado, and crunchy almonds. Seriously, this salad is the perfect way to fuel your body with tons of plant-based goodness!

And the strawberry herb dressing is ah-mazing. Seriously, I could drink it. If you want these greens on the go, feel free to prep your salad ahead of time in a mason jar.  Simply layer the ingredients in the jar, but store the dressing in a separate container. When you’re ready to eat, pour the dressing on, give the mason jar a good shake, and enjoy!

This recipe is from our amazing Fresh Start (spring) cleanse. Check it out!

 

MIXED GREENS WITH STRAWBERRY HERB DRESSING

Course: Main Course

A hearty salad is a great way to load up on several servings worth of fiber-rich veggies + fruit. This salad is full of flavors and textures that are sure to delight your taste buds while keeping your body fueled + satisfied!

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Ingredients

FOR SALAD:

  • 2 cups mixed greens loosely packed
  • 1/2 cup cucumber thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup green apple diced
  • 1/2 avocado sliced or diced
  • 2 tbsp sliced almonds

FOR DRESSING:

  • 1/2 cup strawberries diced
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • Pinch sea salt to taste
  • Pinch ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Arrange salad ingredients on a large plate.

  2. Puree the dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor. Taste and add more salt and pepper, if needed. Drizzle some of the dressing over salad (you may not need all of it). Eat immediately.

 

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