Wednesday, December 31, 2008

New Year's Resolution - eat a salad every day

Excerpts from an article on

Enjoying a salad a day can help increase your energy level, fill you up and provide essential vitamins and minerals found in a variety of produce.

Sweet, crunchy and flavorful, this Berry, Walnut and Avocado Salad is a treat for the taste buds and a bonus to your diet.

Berry, Walnut and Avocado Salad
Serves 4-6

1 pkg (6 oz.) spring mix salad
¾ cup fresh strawberries, quartered
⅓ cup glazed walnuts
⅓ cup golden raisins
1 large SlimCado, diced
⅓ cup Blue cheese crumbles
¼ -½ cup Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette

In a medium bowl, toss together the spring mix, strawberries, walnuts and golden raisins. Top with avocado and blue cheese crumbles. Drizzle lightly with dressing just prior to serving.