The "Everything" Salad
This Summer “Everything” Salad is a must-have for your work week.
Why It’s Wild: This salad is a powerhouse source of vitamins, fiber and phytonutrients - everything you need to keep your:
-Gut motility in the green
-Energy levels boosted
-Immune system supported
Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, a heart-protective hydrocarbon that gives them their red color.
Avocado provides the gut with a healthy supply of short chain fatty acids that feed beneficial bacteria.
Red cabbage contains magnesium, calcium and zinc - vital for healthy skin and bones.
Carrots are rich in lutein and beta-carotene, while zucchini is an excellent source of vitamins C & A and folate - all essential nutrients for vision, digestion and liver function.
Olive oil is a healthy emulsifier that can help ease digestion and has been linked to better visual memory and decreased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
- 1 cup bib or Boston lettuce
- 1/2 a zucchini, shredded or spiralized
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- ½ an avocado, sliced
- 1 large carrot, shredded
- ½ cup red cabbage, shredded*
- ½ cup walnuts, pecans, pumpkin or sunflower seeds (your choice)
- Sprinkle of pomegranate seeds, or berry of your choice
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tbsp black pepper
- ½ tbsp French mustard
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- ¼ cup fresh or dried herbs of your choice
In a large bowl, arrange all salad ingredients as desired. Top with nuts, seeds or berries of your choice.
In a small decanter or bowl, add all dressing ingredients and whisk until combined.
Serve dressing over salad, to taste.
Serves 1 to 2. Enjoy!
*If you are a low-sulfur Wildatarian, substitute cabbage for diced or shaved cucumber.
To The Tru Of You,