Strawberry, Celery and Walnut salad
- 8 ounces mixed greens/spinach/romaine (7-8 cups)
- 16 oz of strawberries, sliced (about 3 cups)
- 3 celery stalks, sliced (about 1 ¼ cup)
- ½ cup chopped walnuts
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- ½ lemon, juiced (1 tablespoon)
- ¼ teaspoon pink Himalayan or sea salt
- ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 2 Tablespoons local raw honey
- 1 scoop Organixx Organigreens (optional)
- In a large bowl, add in greens, strawberries, celery, and walnuts.
- Whisk dressing ingredients together and pour over salad.
- Toss, serve, and enjoy!
Serves 6. Per Serving (based on using mixed baby spring greens):
Calories: 205.1 |
Total Fat: 16 g |
Total Carbohydrate: 13.8 g |
Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g |
Protein: 2.7 g
Apple cider vinegar is full of enzymes and good bacteria. It contains acetic acid, which has been shown to help lower blood pressure.
Cayenne pepper is a good source of beta carotene and antioxidants that support the immune system. The key compound in cayenne called capsaicin is also cardioprotective, anti-inflammatory, helps prevent kidney stones and speed up metabolism, and has beneficial effects on the GI system.
A wonderful source of fiber and vitamin K, celery can help maintain blood pressure that is already in a normal range.
Enzymes in fresh lemon juice accelerate the digestive process. Even though lemon juice is acidic, it actually has an alkalizing effect on the body.
Pure olive oil is high in nutrients including vitamins D, E, K, and A as well as omega-3 fatty acids. For the highest quality, look for organic extra virgin olive oil in dark glass bottles or tins that have an expiry date.
Organixx OrganiGreens is a revolutionary organic green juice powder made with 14 sprouted & fermented superfoods and botanicals for maximum nutrition.
Raw honey is a good source of many vitamins and is rich in antioxidants. Its antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties can help improve overall immune function.
One of many nutrient-dense leafy greens, spinach can improve digestion, flush bodily toxins, and promote skin health.
Strawberries contain ellagic acid and a large number of polyphenols that help rid the body of carcinogenic substances and inhibit the growth of cancer.
Walnuts are a good plant source of omega-3 fatty acids. Eating foods containing omega-3s can help cleanse your lungs and keep your pulmonary system working effectively.