Super-foods Salad and Vinaigrette

cindy sandberg


We've all heard about "super-foods"-foods that are exceptionally nutritious. I created this salad and dressing out of several of these nutritional power-houses and it's as good as it is good for you!

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4 c
baby romaine leaves-or other dark green, leafy lettuce variety
4 c
baby spinach:greens add fiber, magnesium, calcium, vitamin c, folic acid and beta carotene to your diet
stalks celery, sliced:has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and contain flavenoids(a powerful anti-oxidant)
1/2 c
walnuts:rich in omega 3 fatty acids and anti-oxidants
1 c
super fruit optional add-ins- raisins(high in anti-oxidants, good source of natural energy), strawberries or blueberries(source of antioxidants and phytochemicals)


1/4 c
walnut oil:omega 3, b vitamins, vitamin e and niacin or grapeseed oil:high in antioxidants, good for your skin or olive oil: healthy, monounsaturated fat. good for heart health, digestive health, blood sugar
1/4 c
100%juice cranberry/pomegranate blend:antioxidants, anti-inflammatory
2 Tbsp
minced fresh parsley:powerful antioxidants(vit. c and a), anti-inflammatory. vit. k for bone health
orange, juiced
1 Tbsp
vinegar-optional(if you like a sweeter dressing, omit, if you like it tangier, add the vinegar)
a few grinds of black pepper and a dash of salt

How to Make Super-foods Salad and Vinaigrette


  • 1Combine the greens and add remaining salad ingredients; toss.
  • 2Combine vinaigrette ingredients in a jar or bottle with tight-fitting lid and shake well.
  • 3Serve vinaigrette over salad.

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About Super-foods Salad and Vinaigrette

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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