Berry, Greens and Goat Cheese Salad with Orange Vinaigrette
Want to boost your brain health naturally? Here’s the perfect salad recipe to do just that! Not only does it include organic leafy greens, it’s also chock full of strawberries, blueberries and walnuts. As a result, you’re eating a delicious salad while you sharpen your mind. Bon appetit!
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
6-7 cups mixed organic greens, washed and spun dry
2 cups mixture of strawberries and blueberries, washed and dried
1/2 cup pecans, lightly toasted
4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
2 organic oranges, juiced and zested
1.5 – 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
2 teaspoons honey
1 small clove garlic, peeled
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Directions: Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl and toss gently. In a blender, combine all dressing ingredients except olive oil. Blend until smooth. With the blender running, add the olive oil in a slow, steady stream until well combined. Dress salad as desired. Serve immediately. Store unused dressing in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.