There’s something sensational about summer that inspires a tasty and refreshing boost in your diet. The sweet array of fresh fruits and vegetables grown right in the garden makes it easy to concoct your own fresh raw juices, smoothies and salads. There are so many delicious ways to make use of the sustenance God blessed us with to fuel our self-healing bodies.
This summer, why not vow to take control of your health and drop all of the refined sugars and processed fats? Not only will you feel better about doing it, you’ll look better along the way as well.
Stay hydrated and properly fueled this summer with some of our favorite salad recipes. As always, select organic fruits, vegetables and spices whenever it is reasonably possible.
1. Bistro Not-Tuna Salad
Don’t rely on animal-based products for nutrition. Instead, try this “tuna” salad for your next picnic!
2 cups raw sunflower seeds, soaked for at least 1 hour, and rinsed 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 1/4 cup red onion, minced 1/2 cup red grapes, sliced into small rounds 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped 2 tablespoon fresh dill, finely chopped 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoon vegan mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste Freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 ripe avocado, diced Use ripe avocado to help bind the “tuna” salad mixture together.
Place sunflower seeds, garlic, mustard,