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Salad Days – Bright And Beautiful

Salad doesn’t have to be bland and boring.  This one is not only healthy and tasty, but bright and beautiful too!  In the case of this salad, color equals flavor.  Try this one soon with smoked chicken or turkey as a main dish or without any meat as a side salad.  We know you will be happy you did 🙂

 

 


Bright and Beautiful Salad

Mixed lettuces and greens
Shredded smoked chicken or turkey
Radishes -sliced
Mini sweet peppers (red, orange, and yellow) – sliced and seeded
Oranges – peeled and sliced
Raspberries
Avocado – peeled and diced
Green onion – chopped
Fresh basil mint leaves – sliced and sprinkled on top
Citrus Vinaigrette

Start with mixed lettuces and add remaining ingredients and toss gently with a couple tablespoons of sunflower oil and a sprinkling of salt.  Add Citrus Vinaigrette just before serving and mix gently.

 

Citrus Vinaigrette

1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit or orange juice
1/4 cup sugar or honey
1 handful Italian parsley leaves
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup sunflower oil

Place all ingredients in the blender and mix for 30 seconds until well mixed.  Store unused vinaigrette in a jar in the refrigerator.

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