Gourmet Green Salad with Kiwi Vinaigrette

Gourmet-Salad-with-Goji-Berries

Who would have thought you could make a gourmet salad this interesting and appetizing?

Unique, packed with nutrient dense vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds, this gourmet salad is a party for your taste buds. Perfect for your next dinner party to impress your guests with such a beautiful and diverse combination of ingredients. Making your own dressing is also key, as it is hard to find tasty dressings that are void of processed ingredients. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Mixed Greens with White Asparagus, Raw Cacao, Macadamia Nuts, Kiwi and Dried Goji Berries with a Bright Kiwi Vinaigrette

Ingredients For Salad

  • 1 small handful each of Butter Lettuce, Red Kale and Pea Shoots
  • 3-4 stalks shaved white asparagus
  • 1/4 red onion…thin sliced
  • 1/4 cup Raw Cacao
  • 1/4 cup dried Goji Berries
  • 1/4 cup macadamia nuts
  • 1 kiwi thin sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions for Salad: In a large mixing bowl starting with greens fold all ingredients together gently and arrange on a white plate..Serve with grilled flatbread..

Gourmet-SaladIngredients For Dressing

  • 3 kiwis peeled and chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Champagne Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp high quality Dijon mustard
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp agave nectar
  • few sprigs of chives
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper

Directions for dressing: In a food processor mix all ingredients well and serve immediately..
Tips: Dried figs or dates are a good substitute if goji berries are not available..Spinach and Arugula can be substituted for the greens.

Enjoy!

-Ron

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Ron Badach
Living a healthy lifestyle and offering people creative plant based cooking ideas is a passion for Ron. In 2013 Ron appeared on ABC's The CHEW winning its "Hunky Husband Cook-off” with his signature Black Bean Burger. People from across the country began to contact Ron about how to transition away from a meat-centric diet. In response Ron launched his Callicoon Kitchen brand and began posting creative, easy to follow how-to cooking videos and recipes giving people hands-on techniques for making vegan dishes that they can incorporate into their own lives. A vegetarian for 20 years Ron is now 100% vegan and he is committed to sharing his belief in the benefits of organic produce and an active, healthy lifestyle. Ron combines strength training and running to stay fit. A huge animal lover, Ron loves to hang out with his rescued Black Lab, Otis. Future plans include a vegan product line and Callicoon Kitchen cookbook highlighting all his vegan in-house favorites. Ron lives in New York and Virginia with his wife and three daughters. Follow Ron on Follow Ron on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter. Check out and subscribe to Ron Badach Callicoon Kitchen at http://www.callicoonkitchen.com/

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