Need a different spin on your salad. Tired of just lettuce and tomatoes, well try chopping up a variety of vegetables and making that your salad! ENJOY!!
2 carrots (chopped)
2 celery stalks (chopped)
1/2 of a small red onion (chopped)
1 small can of sliced black olives 1 cup of kale ( chopped)
1 cucumber (chopped)
2 Tablespoons of raw sunflower seeds or walnuts (chopped)
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 to a teaspoon of agave nectar or honey or more Sea salt and pepper to taste
For the dressing: In large bowl whisk together oil, mustard, lemon juice, vinegar, agave nectar or honey, salt, pepper until smooth. Now add all chopped vegetables and sunflower seeds or nuts or even both toss with dressing and let sit for 5-10 minutes and serve.
COOK’S NOTE: If using walnuts you can toasted them first. You can also add chopped turkey or some grated Parmesan cheese. Serve over brown rice for a vegan or vegetarian meal.