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Summer Salad With ALL The Goodies

SummerSaladMmmmmmm … Sometimes you need something light and delicious to get you through a hot day. This summer salad refreshes the palate with its tasty, filling-yet-light goodies and dressing.


Here’s what you’ll need:

1 bunch of curly kale, spine removed

1 avocado, peeled and diced

1 medium tomato, diced

2 teaspoons chives, chopped

2 tablespoons almonds, slivered or chopped

2 tablespoons pre-candied pecans (sold at most grocery stores)

1/2 cup quinoa (prepared)

Chop or tear the kale and place into a large bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients and anything else that sounds like it would taste good! Top with a delicious dressing like the one below.

Equal parts olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette

One clove of garlic, peeled and smashed or diced

1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon soy sauce or tamari sauce

Salt and pepper to taste

Combine, mix, shake and enjoy!

About Ginna Mueller

Ginna Rose Mueller has her B.S. in Kinesiology from California Polytechnic State University. She finds her passion in learning as much as she can about holistic health practices and is particularly fond of holistic nutrition. She lives in the beautiful town of Cambria, California, where she works as a chiropractor's assistant, teaches yoga and cooks holistically for individuals in her area. She and her husband, Brian, enjoy fresh vegetables from their whimsical garden and are conscious of living in simple abundance. She loves “make your own” anything and is always creating and experimenting. Brian has named her the family scientist. She lives in awe of what God can do when we live free of societal fears and look forward with faith.
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