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Story by Meredith Nelson / November 17, 2017


Autumn Salad Bowl w/ Honey Ginger Dressing

from Karien’s kitchen

Serves 4

Salad Ingredients:

·     2 cups cooked quinoa (try organic tri-colored)

·     6 cups organic baby spinach

·     1/4 cup raw pecans

·     1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

·     1 ripe avocado, sliced

·     1.5 crisp red apples, sliced

·     1/4 cup dried apricots

Honey Ginger Dressing:

·     juice from two fresh lemons

·     2 Tbsps raw honey

·     1 Tbsp minced fresh ginger

·     2 tsp minced fresh garlic

·     4 Tbsps extra virgin olive oil, or avocado oil

·     sea salt and pepper to your taste


1.  In a large bowl combine spinach, quinoa, apple, dried apricots and then gently add the avocado.

2.  To make the dressing: In a small bowl whisk together all dressing ingredients very well.

3.  Drizzle dressing on the salad before serving and gently toss to combine.

4.  Top with pecans and crumbled feta cheese.

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