Friday, June 10, 2011

Avocado, Strawberry, and Grape Tomato Salad (Gluten-free, Soy-free)

Now that Summer is here, you can enjoy this refreshing salad using local organic summer produce brought to you by The Blissful Chef. Berries, peppers, and tomatoes are available now at the Dallas Farmer's Market!

Makes 2 to 4 servings26446_396572217787_253050212787_4893216_6065638_n


1 avocado, cubed
1 small carrot, thin matchsticks
7 grape tomatoes, halved
4 strawberries, greens removed, cut in thick slices
1/2 cup yellow pepper, thinly sliced
6 butter lettuce leaves, washed and torn
Pinch pepper and sea salt
Balsamic vinaigrette (store-bought or made from scratch)


Toss salad ingredients together in a medium bowl with the amount of vinaigrette you prefer. Serve immediately.


This recipe comes from Blissful Bites: Vegan Meals That Nourish Mind, Body, and Planet by The Blissful Chef. It's now available for pre-order on Amazon. The Blissful Chef teaches healthy cooking classes every Wednesday and Sunday. See her website for more details. Present your Forks Over Knives movie stub for $10 off any class!

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