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Mixing flavors and textures can turn a simple salad into a satisfying and nourishing meal.

Why is this salad so satisfying? Because the flavors are balanced, in harmony and the textures are diverse, from tender leafy greens, to tiny bursts of pomegranate seed sweetness.

This nutrient-dense salad comes together in a delicious way: a nice source of creamy, healthy omega-3 fat (avocado); minerals (leafy greens); crunchy zinc-rich pumpkin seeds (zinc is a mineral important for boosting immunity and for healthy testosterone); cancer-fighting antioxidants in sweet pomegranate seeds; tossed together with healthy monounsaturated fat (extra virgin olive oil) and an enzyme-rich fermented food (raw apple cider), which promotes digestion.

Enjoy this salad with Baby Pasture-Raised Lamb Burgers + Coconut Milk Tzatziki.

Cleanse Salad

1 box (apx. 5 oz) organic spring mix greens
2-3 tablespoons finely sliced scallions
2 tablespoons fresh mint, finely chopped
3 tablespoons roasted pumpkin seeds
2 tablespoons fresh pomegranate seeds
Several slices of Haas avocado

Raw Apple Cider Vinaigrette

3 tablespoons raw apple cider vinegar
4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Whisk together raw apple cider vinegar with extra-virgin olive oil.

Drizzle over vinaigrette over Cleanse Salad and toss, combining well.

Hi, I’m Kathryn Matthews. As a Board Certified Functional Health Coach, I help clients reclaim their energy, vitality and well-being. I want you to feel empowered about taking charge of YOUR health! To learn more, see About Kathryn.

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