Basic Salad Recipe

Greens:

Rotate Salad mixes: Romaine/Spinach (high iron)/Mixed Greens. The darker the lettuce the more nutritious.

Use Vegetables that are chopped, shredded or cut in sticks.

Choose from: Cherry tomatoes, peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, snow peas or sugar snap peas, lightly steamed asparagus, mushrooms, shredded carrots, artichokes, boiled and sliced fresh beets, celery, cucumber, cilantro, radishes, avocado (a good fat, helps to lower cholesterol) sundried tomatoes, and dried cranberries. Be Creative!

Add some Omega 3:

Sprinkle with hemp hearts, ground flaxseeds chopped and toasted raw
almonds/walnuts, or pumpkin/sunflower seeds on top.

For added protein:

chick peas, salmon, tuna, hard boiled eggs, diced chicken or turkey, goat or feta cheese

Healthy Oils Dressing:

¾ cups olive oil
¼ cup flax oil ( optional)
Ground flaxseed
Minced garlic
Lemon juice
Spices

Lemon Tahini Dressing:

2/3 cup plain milk (soy, almond, or rice)
5 Tbsp lemon juice
1 garlic clove
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup tahini
1/8 toasted sesame oil
Blend all ingredients and puree for 1 minute at high speed.