Healing Spring Salad Recipe

After a winter of eating denser, more fatty foods, our systems crave a gentle, nourishing cleanse that will help to rejuvenate us and clear any digestive heaviness.

This refreshing, high-fiber salad is just the ticket. Greens and fresh herbs inspire us with their upward-growing movement and lively flavors. Peas, asparagus, and radishes add fiber and nourishment, and berries with their tart-sweet flavor and antioxidant goodness shine like jewels. These seasonal ingredients can make us feel fresher and more energized, and the combination tastes so good!

INGREDIENTS

For each serving:

One generous handful of any of the following, or a combination:
arugula, watercress, mustard greens, dandelion greens
1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives, dill, or mint
1/4 cup fresh raw peas or frozen, thawed
1 radish, thinly sliced
2 asparagus spears, lightly steamed, cut into 2-inch pieces
3 ripe strawberries, sliced

1. Lightly toss the ingredients together and place on a pretty salad plate. Sprinkle with a splash of olive oil, a squeeze of fresh lemon, and a pinch of salt.

Inspired by Meals That Heal, by Lisa Turner (Inner Traditions, 1996).

13 comments

Fiona T.
Past Member 4 years ago

It's good to eat and heal

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J.L. A.
JL A5 years ago

yum

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Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

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Kimberly McMahen
Kimberly McMahen5 years ago

Another yummy salad idea. Can't wait until mid-April and my wild asparagus!

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Joe Shults
Joe Shults5 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

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Jennifer C.
Past Member 6 years ago

Yummy. Thanks.

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Robert O.
Robert O6 years ago

This sounds interesting. I like asparagus and peas.

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K s Goh
KS Goh6 years ago

Thanks for the article.

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K s Goh
KS Goh6 years ago

Thanks for the article.

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Bon L.
Bon L6 years ago

Thanks for the info.

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