Update your everyday salad by topping it with fruit, nuts, and veggies for power packed combination! You can mix this basic recipe up and substitute vegetables and fruits that are in season.
Eating colorful fruits and vegetables is one key to great health. When we give our bodies nutrient rich foods, we will feel more energy!
Serves 2 as a main dish or 4 as a side dish
1 head red leaf lettuce, shredded
1 large orange, peeled, pitted, and diced
1 cup seedless grapes
1 cup fresh blueberries
2 stalks celery, diced
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground white or black pepper
Combine all the ingredients in a large salad bowl and toss.
Per Serving: 249 calories; 3 g fat; 10% calories from fat; 10 g protein; 60 g carbohydrates; 39 g sugar; 17 g fiber; 29 mg sodium
Source: Power Foods for the Brain by Neal Barnard, M.D.; Recipe by Jason Wyrick.