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Avocado Goddess Salad

Avocado Goddess Salad

Invite some colorful, crunchy vegetables to have a party in a bowl along with a cholesterol-lowering but decadently rich-tasting avocado dressing. The combination makes a splendid salad so healthy and delicious it can make any woman feel more like a goddess.

The authors of this great book could cite many reasons why the ingredients are good for us. All we know is that the salad tastes sublime. Read the recipe here:

INGREDIENTS

Dressing
2 tablespoons flaxseed oil
2 large ripe avocados
1 cup nonfat yogurt
1 medium shallot
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley
3 tablespoons good-quality vinegar
Salt and freshly-ground black pepper, to taste

Salad
1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced and soaked in ice-water for 10 minutes
1 medium red bell pepper, sliced into 1/4-inch strips
1 medium orange bell pepper, sliced into 1/4-inch strips
1 medium green bell pepper, sliced into 1/4-inch strips
2 Belgian endive, sliced into 1/4-inch diagonal slices
1 large cucumber, sliced into 1/4 by 2-inch julienne slices
1 medium zucchini, sliced into 1/4 by 2-inch julienne slices
1/3 cup toasted sunflower seeds

1. Make dressing by placing all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blending until smooth. If dressing is too thick, add a little more vinegar.

2. Drain onion and place in a pretty salad bowl. Add peppers, endive, cucumber, and zucchini with enough dressing to moisten. Toss to combine, then top with a dollop of dressing and the sunflower seeds.

Serves 6.

Read more: Food, All recipes, Soups & Salads

Inspired by SuperFoods Healthstyle, by Steven G. Pratt, MD and Kathy Matthews (William Morrow, 2006).

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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2:23AM PST on Feb 5, 2013

Thank you :)

12:54AM PST on Dec 24, 2011

Thanks for the article.

12:03PM PST on Dec 14, 2011

Thank you

1:46AM PDT on Sep 13, 2011

The recipe sounds delicious and mouth-watering. Thanks for sharing.

2:40AM PDT on Oct 15, 2010

Avocados! :-) Anything with avocados!!! :-)

5:39AM PDT on Sep 18, 2010

hmmmmm

3:15AM PDT on May 4, 2010

Nice, but with non-dairy yoghurt!

1:30AM PDT on Apr 8, 2010

thanks

10:50AM PST on Feb 20, 2010

This looks like a wonderful salade for a future time.

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