5-Minute Simple Fruit & Nut Salad (Paleo, Vegan)

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This 5-minute Simple Fruit & Nut Salad proves that a quick salad can be both flavorful and easy. Perfect for a single meal or multiply for more. This recipe also includes the dressing with a homemade dijon vinaigrette!

Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:

Leafy green vegetables are high in fiber, calcium, and folate. Fiber improves digestion and gut health, calcium helps ensure strong and healthy bones and folate helps relieve stress by aiding in the production of serotonin.

By Camryn Goldstein

5-Minute Simple Fruit & Nut Salad (Paleo, Vegan)

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0
  • Servings: 1

Ingredients

For the salad:
4 cups (about 4 large handfuls) mixed greens of your choice (spinach, kale, green leaf, romaine, etc)
1/2 cup fruit of your choice (apples, raspberries, pears, strawberries, peaches, etc)
1/4 cup chopped nuts or seeds of your choice (walnuts, pumpkin seeds, sliced almonds, pecans, etc)

For the dressing:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon vinegar of your choice (red wine, apple cider, balsamic, etc)
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 teaspoon maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

1. Toss mixed greens, fruit, and nuts or seeds in a salad bowl.
2. In a small container or mason jar, combine olive oil, vinegar, dijon mustard, maple syrup, and salt and shake until combined.
3. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad and enjoy!

1. Toss mixed greens, fruit, and nuts or seeds in a salad bowl. 2. In a small container or mason jar, combine olive oil, vinegar, dijon mustard, maple syrup, and salt and shake until combined. 3. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: Calories: 422; Total Fat: 33 g; Saturated Fat: 4 g; Monounsaturated Fat: 12 g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 15 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 711 mg; Potassium: 389 mg; Carbohydrate: 27 g; Fiber: 7 g; Sugar: 16 g; Protein: 6 g

Nutrition Bonus:

Vitamin C: 15%; Vitamin A: 110%; Iron: 6%; Calcium: 42%

For extra anti-inflammatory benefits add Turmeric Tonic to the dressing

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