Leafy Greens and Fruit Salad

Leafy greens plus fruit equals delicious salad!  Make your own dressing and there will be no worries about food allergies.  Plus, this salad would simply not do with a store bought dressing.  This dressing is a hit with everyone; even little ones.

Blog-Greens and Fruit Salad

So, next time you are thinking of making a leafy salad, go for the fruit!  You will not be disappointed.

I adapted this recipe from The Everything Food Allergy Cookbook by Linda Larsen.

Also shared at Real Food Wednesday  Wellness Weekend, and Healthy Vegan Friday and Slightly Indulgent Tuesday.

Leafy Greens and Fruit Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup leaf lettuce
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 cup sliced red grapes
  • 1 orange, peeled and chopped
  • 2 T. orange juice
  • 1 T. honey or agave nectar
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 1/2 T. dijon mustard
  • 1/8 tsp. powdered ginger
  • 1/8 tsp. salt

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, toss the leafy greens and fruit.
  2. In a jar with a lid, combine the remaining ingredients. Shake well.
  3. Right before serving, shake the dressing again and pour over greens and fruit.
  4. Serve.
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6 Responses to Leafy Greens and Fruit Salad

  1. Jessie says:

    Is Dijon mustard different than the yellow kind you would use on a burger? Thanks! I’m so glad to see this recipe as we are going alkaline!! Have you watched the documentary dying to have known? It’s free on YouTube and is SUPERB!!!! Watch it and never be the same again!!!

    • admin says:

      Yes, Dijon mustard is different than standard yellow mustard. I use it a LOT! I have not heard of the documentary you mention. I will have to look into it if I get a free moment!

  2. Jessie says:

    I love your website!!

  3. I adore salads with fruit, such a great idea.
    I would love it if you shared this with Healthy Vegan Fridays, a blog hop co-hosted by 3 bloggers. I’m sure our readers would really enjoy this. You can submit a post from Friday to end of Tuesday:
    http://www.greenthickies.com/healthy-vegan-friday-30/

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