This is a really quick meal that gets in all the major nutrients – protein, fat, carbohydrates, antioxidants and fiber. We made this salad at the recent Take Back Your Health Retreat in the Outer Banks. I hope you’ll try it out!
Simple Salad with Beets, Citrus, Chickpeas and Balsamic Dressing
Makes 4 servings
4 large handfuls of mixed salad greens
3 medium beets, boiled, peeled and sliced
3 oranges, peeled and sliced – whichever way is easiest for you
1 15-ounce can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
Combine all ingredients together in a large salad bowl. Toss with about ⅓ cup of dressing when ready to serve. Enjoy within a few hours.
Makes 1 ⅓ cup of dressing
1 cup olive oil
⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ tsp. sea salt
1 sprig fresh rosemary
- Add all ingredients to a very clean and dry large jar. Screw on the lid tightly, and shake until emulsified. Store in a dark cabinet with the lid on, for no more than one week. Store in the fridge for longer periods.