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Issue 169: Spring Salads

Carrot, Apple, Raisin & Walnut Salad

Carrot, Apple, Raisin & Walnut Salad
Serves 6 to 8

4 large organic carrots, peeled and grated
2 large organic apples, cored and cubed
½ cup of organic raisins
½ cup raw walnuts
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
¼ cup of organic mayonnaise or organic Veganaise®
sea salt and pepper, to taste

In a large bowl, mix all of the ingredients together. Mix gently, but thoroughly. Serve immediately or refrigerate and then serve soon. (This salad makes a delicious breakfast, too.)




Tailored-to-You Green Salad

Tailored-to-You Green Salad
Serves as many as you wish, depending on amounts of ingredients you select


Ingredients: (Choose all that you want to add.)
Salad greens—organic spring mix, spinach, arugula, kale or other greens
Alfalfa sprouts
Organic tomatoes, diced
Organic avocados, sliced
Artichoke hearts
Organic green bell peppers, sliced
Organic cucumbers, diced
Organic celery, diced
Organic onions, sliced
Organic black beans
Raw walnuts, pecans or pine nuts
Organic cheese of your choice, shredded

In a large salad bowl, layer the selected ingredients in amounts you prefer. Top with your favorite healthy salad dressing. Serve.



Quinoa-Mango Salad

Quinoa-Mango Salad
Serves 4


Salad Ingredients:
1 cup quinoa
2 cups of pure water
¼ teaspoon sea salt
1 organic mango, peeled and chopped
1 organic cucumber, diced
1/3 cup raw almonds, sliced
3 Tablespoons raw pumpkin seeds
¼ cup organic balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing or dressing of your choice that complements the salad

Rinse the quinoa and boil for ten minutes in the two cups of water. Cover and let quinoa sit until all the water is absorbed. Fluff the quinoa with a fork and allow it to cool to room temperature. Meanwhile, peel the mango and cut it into cubes. Dice the cucumber. In a medium bowl, add the mango with the cucumber and then add the almonds and pumpkin seeds. Then add the cooled quinoa mixture to the mango mixture. Pour the dressing over the mixture and toss. Serve.

Recipes courtesy of Extraordinary Health Team


This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation or examination or replace the advice of your health care professional and should not be relied upon to determine diagnosis or course of treatment.

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