Salad

Very Healthy Green Salad with Grapes and Avocado

By |March 26th, 2017|

This green salad with grapes and avocado makes a delicious refreshing lunch.

Ingredients:

2 cups mixed greens
Handful of red grapes, cut in slices
1 small avocado, chopped
Olive Oil Salad Dressing (see recipe)

Directions:

  1. Very simple, mix all ingredients. Quantities can be to taste.
  2. Put in a bowl and eat.

Grape Juice

More recipes with grapes:

Sweet Grape Juice Freshly Made in a Blender

Delicious Grape Green Smoothie

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Healthy Carrot Salad with Sunflower Seeds

By |February 28th, 2017|

This carrot salad with black currants and sunflower seeds is especially unique and so tasty. Also, it is filling too.

Simple Nutritious Spinach Salad with Sunflower Seeds

By |February 16th, 2017|

This yummy spinach salad is super nutritious and with only 2 main ingredients, it is a fast salad to make.

Mixed Green Salad with Figs

By |September 16th, 2016|

This is a very tasty fig salad with all healthy ingredients.

Ingredients: 

1 handful of sprouts
1 handful, arugula
1/2 head, green leafy lettuce, chopped
3 – 4 figs, sliced
Few raspberries (optional)
Few slices of radicchio (optional)

Directions: 

  1. Mix greens together in a bowl.
  2. Top with raspberries, radicchio and figs.
  3. Serve with Raspberry salad dressing.

Here are more tasty fig recipes:

Fig Jam – sweet and yummy.

Muesli with Figs – great healthy breakfast.

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Spinach Salad with Oranges and Pecans

By |February 4th, 2016|

This spinach salad is a sneaky way to get that powerfood into your diet. Also, all the ingredients are very healthy. It is an easy to make and very tasty; everyone I have served it to enjoys it very much.

Brussels Sprout Salad

By |December 12th, 2015|

This is a very easy salad to make and highly nutritious.  You can read just how healthy Brussels sprouts are at  5 Reasons to Love Brussels Sprouts.

Ingredients:

2 cups Brussels sprouts (approximately 16)
2 cups cherry tomatoes
2 cups baby Swiss Chard or baby spinach
Lemon/Olive Oil Salad Dressing

Directions:

1. Steam Brussels sprouts for 3-7 minutes depending on how well cooked you like them.
2. Cut tomatoes and Brussels sprouts in half.
3. In a salad bowl, put in the greens.
4. Add the tomatoes and Brussel sprouts.
5. Sprinkle with salad dressing and serve.

More Brusssels Sprouts Information and Recipes

 

Tasty Sweet Potato Salad

By |November 30th, 2015|

This sweet potato salad is a refreshing and filling salad.  It is also very healthy for you.

Ingredients:

1 cup Sweet Potato
1/4 Green Pepper
1 Celery stick
1 – 3 tsp Red Onion
1 Tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 tsp Balsamic vinegar
Salt to taste

Directions:

1. Steam sweet potato till soft.
2. Then cut it into 1 inch pieces.
3. Chop green pepper, celery, and red onion.
4. Mix all vegetables together.
5. Pour on olive oil and vinegar, sprinkle with salt and dill weed.
6. Mix and serve.

Related Recipes and Information

Baked Sweet Potato With Pecans
13 Surprising Benefits of Sweet Potatoes and How to Cook Them Just Right
Pumpkin: The Magical PowerFood
Kabocha, the Superstar of Squash

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Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Salad

By |May 6th, 2015|

This is a very nutritious salad with 4 of the  12 Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods.  It is an easy salad to make and eat all of it in one sitting. Put it in a big bowl and just eat it. I do that all of the time.

Ingredients:

2 handfuls, Spinach
1 handful, Arugula
1 medium bunch of Parsley, chopped
1 Celery Stick, chopped
1 Beet, grated
1 medium Yellow Pepper, sliced
1 Tbsp Dulse Seaweed Flakes

Directions:

  1. Mix greens together in a bowl.
  2. Mix in celery, yellow pepper and grated beet.
  3. Sprinkle seaweed on top.
  4. Serve with Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Salad Dressing.

Alkaline Nutritional Tip:  Did you know that Spinach, Celery, Parsley, Arugula, Bell pepper, and Beets are all alkaline forming.

Quinoa Arugula Salad

By |June 27th, 2014|

This is a yummy and nourishing quinoa arugula salad for any season. It is full of good protein from the quinoa and the pumpkin seeds. It is a whole meal in one bowl.

Ingredients:

1 cup cooked Quinoa
2 handfuls, Arugula
1 small handful Parsley
1/4 Red Pepper, chopped
1 small Cucumber, sliced in rounds
1/2 Avocado, chopped
5 pitted Olives
1/2 cup Pumpkin Seeds, roasted
1/4 – 1/3 cup Light Olive Oil Salad Dressing

Directions:

  1. Mix greens, avocado, olives and red pepper together in a bowl.
  2. Mix in Salad Dressing
  3. Mix in cucumber and cooked quinoa.
  4. Sprinkle pumpkin seeds on top.
  5. Now sit down and enjoy this delicious salad.

This is one  serving or if you are a big eater you may need to double the ingredients.

Tip: If you want to make extra for the next day, do not mix the salad dressing, cucumber or pumpkin seeds in. A mix of the basic ingredients will last 3 days in the fridge.

Here is my favourite quinoa:  truRoots Organic Quinoa 100% Whole Grain Premium Quality.

Note:  Arugula has many health and detox benefits. Because of this I often use it in my weight loss and detox classes.

More quinoa recipes:

Deluxe Quinoa Pudding

Quinoa with Pomegranate and Cashews

Quinoa Coconut Almond Porridge – Sugarless

Quick Quinoa Porridge

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Warm Winter Crunchy Salad

By |January 31st, 2014|

 warm winter crunchy salad

In the winter salads are not as appealing; we gravitate towards warm foods. Still some raw foods filled with enzymes and nutrients are good for us.  I tend to stay away from the leafy vegetables during this time.

 Ingredients:

1 Celery stock
1 small Beet
1 Carrot
Handful Arugula
1/2 cup Cabbage
1 – 2 Tbsp Red onion (Optional)
2 Tbsp Walnuts, soaked

 Directions:

 Chop celery and walnuts.

  1. Grate beet and carrot.
  2. Finely  Slice cabbage.
  3. Mix all ingredients together.
  4. Serve with Warm Tahini Salad Dressing.
  5. Enjoy.

2 servings

Asparagus Tomato Salad

By |June 6th, 2013|

This simple luxurious salad was a hit the first time I created the recipe so I never stopped serving it.

I used parsley because that is what I had but chopped basil or mint would be good too.

Ingredients:

15 – 20 spears of asparagus
1 green onion, chopped
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
2 tomatoes, sliced
Few sprigs of parsley, chopped
Olive Lemon Juice Dressing

Directions:

  1. Steam asparagus spears for 5-6 minutes or until asparagus is bright green and tender.
  2. Rinse asparagus under cold water.
  3. Drain thoroughly and transfer to a serving bowl.
  4. Arrange tomatoes in a bowl near the outer edge.
  5. Arrange asparagus in the center.
  6. Drizzle with Lemon/Olive Oil Dressing.
  7. Sprinkle with parsley, pine nuts, green onion and fresh cracked pepper.

Serves 2 – 3

Sprout Salad with Tofu

By |December 2nd, 2012|

 sprouting quinoa

Ingredients:

1 cup sprouts (alfalfa, lentil, broccoli or fenugreek).
1 cucumber
Sugar snap peas
2 pieces celery, chopped
1 carrot, grated

Crispy Tasty Tofu or  Marinated Tofu

Directions:

  1. Mix all vegetable ingredients.
  2. Toss with Tahini dressing.
  3. Add on top either Crispy Tasty Tofu or Marinated Tofu.
  4. Eat and enjoy.

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