This glorious salad is based on health-promoting avocado, along with summery fresh tomatoes and bell peppers. Itís tossed with a simple dressing filled with nutrient-rich fresh herbs, lemon juice, and red onion to make a salad fit for a goddess.
Some of the most flavorful foods of summer are in this simple salad, to help you feel more revitalized and energized.
2 ripe avocadoes, cut into cubes
4 medium tomatoes, cut into chunks
2 bell peppers, cut into short slivers
2 cup mushrooms, sliced
1 cup sunflower seeds, soaked 12 hours
1. Layer ingredients in a medium salad bowl and drizzle with Healthful Green Dressing (recipe below), to taste. Toss to combine and serve.
Healthful Green Dressing
Juice from 2 lemons
1 cup water (or 3/4 cup olive oil)
1 red onion
Fresh green chiles, seeds removed, to taste
1 small bunch cilantro
1 pinch cayenne
2 cloves garlic
1 small bunch parsley
1. Pulse all ingredients in a food processor or blender until chopped coarsely.
Adapted from Detox and Revitalize, by Susana L. Belen (Vital Health Publishing, 2005). Copyright (c) 2005 by Susana L. Beren. Reprinted by permission of Vital Health Publishing.
Adapted from Detox and Revitalize, by Susana L. Belen (Vital Health Publishing, 2005).