Blueberry Broccoli Spinach Salad
Why I Love This Recipe
sweet but sour tastes with the dressing and fruit but also great for your body
Ingredients You'll Need
4 oz fresh baby spinach
1/2 cup chopped broccoli
1/2 a ripe avocado
1/4 cup blueberries
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
2-4 TBSP dried cranberries
2-4 TBSP roasted sunflower seeds (I used unsalted)
black pepper to taste (optional)
POPPY SEED RANCH DRESSING:
1/2 cup of plain greek yogurt or sour cream
1/4 cup of buttermilk extra if desired
1/4 cup good quality mayonnaise homemade or store bought
1 clove garlic
1/2 tsp lemon juice or white vinegar
1 tsp poppy seeds
1/2 tsp dried parsley
1/2 tsp dried dill
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp paprika
1/8-1/4 tsp garlic powder to taste
1/8 tsp sea salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1.Start with the dressing (skip if using premade)
Ranch dressing always tastes it’s absolute best made ahead of time. 2.Whisk and chill for a few hours before serving or make things simple by tossing it together the night before.
3.Peel 1 clove of garlic, then smash and mince it into a paste and season with salt.
4.Combine salted garlic paste with remaining dressing ingredients and whisk well.
5.Pop in the fridge to chill for a few hours for flavors to set.
6.Wash + dry spinach.
7.Combine with broccoli, blueberries, dried cranberries, avocado, feta cheese, and sunflower seeds.
8.Toss with dressing and serve.
9.Season with black pepper, to taste.
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