Recipe: Summer Energy Salad – Caruso's Natural Health Blog

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Recipe: Summer Energy Salad


  • 4 handfuls mixed leafy greens (cos, butter lettuce, iceberg, rocket, spinach, micro greens etc)
  • 1 avocado, quartered
  • 1 Sliced Pear
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of the jewels from 1 pomegranate
  • 2 teaspoons  ground flax seed (linseed) or LSA
  • 1 handful of walnuts


  • 4 tablespoons cold pressed olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic or lemon juice


  • Arrange the salad leaves into serving bowls.
  • Add the pears, avocado quarters and sprinkle over the seeds, flaxseed, walnuts  and pomegranate.
  • Combine dressing ingredients and drizzle over the top of the salad before serving.


  • Enhance digestion by using dressing of lemon juice, minced ginger and papaya
  • For extra protein serve with steamed white fish or organic egg.

Serves 2