HEALTH HACK | Spring Energy Salad

Spring is here! Or at least on its way. Slowly but surely. The good news is with the spring creeping along a bunch of great vegetables and fruits are coming into season! Because food is fuel but also has to be enjoyed because it’s delicious here is a spring salad with a little citrus and good fats to put your mind in the warm weather mentality and your body feeling fresh! 

Ingredients:

Dressing

1 orange zested

2 cloves garlic

1 tablespoon dijon mustard

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup orange juice

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon raw honey

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

FOR THE SALAD

2 oranges use the one you zested for the dressing

1/3 cup red onion thinly sliced

1 head Butter lettuce leaves roughly torn

1/4 cup sliced almonds toasted

3-4 basil leaves very thin strips, 

1/2 cucumber sliced thinly 


Mix all ingredients for dressing thoroughly. Chop salad ingredients and combine then pour dressing over when ready to serve! Enjoy