Beautiful Beet Salad
Beautiful Beet Salad

Beautiful Beet Root Salad

myWholeLifeBy myWholeLife Team  , ,   , ,

December 27, 2014

Just in time to help you bounce back from holiday festivities and feasting: our Beautiful Beet Root Salad. Taking a fresh approach to using veggies that are in season, and adding ingredients that will chelate toxins to help you detoxify from seasonal indulgence! Many of the ingredients are also considered blood purifiers, immune boosters, and stress-relievers. Perfect for this time of year. Oh, and this recipe takes under 5 minutes to prep—we have it all covered for you, all you have to do is enjoy!

  • Yields: 4 Servings

Ingredients

1 head butter leaf lettuce

2 golden beets, peeled and grated

2 red beets, peeled and grated

1 green apple, peeled and grated

2 large carrots, peeled and grated

1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced

3 large avocados
, pitted and sliced

1 bunch cilantro

¼ cup plus 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2 lemons, juiced

1 tsp celtic sea salt plus a pinch for additional seasoning

pinch black pepper to taste

½ cup raw pumpkin seeds, toasted

Directions

1Rinse the lettuce leaves and coarsely chop.

2Using the grater attachment of the food processor, grate beets, carrots and apple.

3In a large mixing bowl place beets, apple and carrots.

4Slice the green onion and chop the avocados and cilantro and add to the mixing bowl with the beets, apple and carrots.

5Combine lemon juice, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl and slowly add olive oil to emulsify. Taste and adjust for seasonings. Drizzle mixture on top of vegetables and toss until completely covered.

6Place salad on a serving plate on top with toasted pumpkin seeds and a sprinkle of sea salt- if desired.

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