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Sensational Salad and Dressing

One bite of this flavor-packed salad and you'll understand why Goodness Me cooking instructor Sandy Pomeroy named it Sensational Salad! A plate or two of this, and you're well on your way to 5-10 servings of vegetables per day. I've tweaked the recipe to suit our taste, but the original came from her.

Sensational Salad

  • 4 cups organic salad mix (choose one with lots of different leaf varieties)
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, quartered horizontally, then chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 carrot, grated
  • 1 cup kale, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
Mix together in a large bowl. Serve with salad dressing (recipe below) to taste.
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup flax oil
  • 1 tsp. Herbamare
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlice, finely chopped
Mix together and store in a sealed jar. Shake before using. Refrigerate unused portion.
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