Triple A Salad - Avocado, Arame, and Almonds


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Ingredients:

Salad:
  • 1 organic Haas avocado
  • 1/8 cup arame soaked in 1 cup filtered water
  • 4 cups organic salad greens or 1 head green leaf lettuce and 1 bunch spinach
  • 1/4 cup raw almonds
Dressing:
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons brown rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown rice syrup
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds

Directions:

  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees and roast the almonds on dry cookie sheet for 7 to 10 minutes or until aromatic. Coarsely chop them.
  2. Wash the salad greens in a large bowl of very cold water. Spin or pat dry.
  3. Drain the arame, and add to the greens.
  4. Cut the avocado into slices the long direction.
  5. Combine all dressing ingredients, using a whisk to beat them.
  6. Add the dressing to the greens and arame. Toss to combine.
  7. Gently fold in the avocado and garnish with the almonds.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Yield:

4 servings

Source:

Whole Foods Nutrition by Mary Bowman Shaw, Bastyr Faculty


 
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  • Nutrition Tip

    Arame is virtually fat-free, low in calories, and rich in essential minerals, vitamins, protein, and important trace elements that are often lacking in land vegetables due to soil demineralization.

    Arame and other sea vegetables contain more minerals than any other kind of food. Analysis has shown that a wide range of minerals account for up to 38 percent of their dry weight.


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