Mixed Baby Greens Salad

Mixed green salad can be made with any edible salad greens, edible weeds and edible medicinal and culinary herbs you have grown, foraged, farmed or procured.  The more local, seasonal and naturally grown the produce you buy and eat is the better it is for you and for the planet.

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Cook Time 0
  • Difficulty Low
  • Serving4
  • Low Carb

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  • High Fibre

    High fibre foods are an important part of a healthy digestive system. Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are high in fibre.

  • Anti Inflammatory

    Recipes have ingredients with anti-inflammatory nutrients and avoid common inflammatory foods like sugar, gluten, dairy and processed food. A whole food diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods can help relieve symptoms of inflammation within the body. Inflammation is at the root of most disease = dis-ease.

  • Low GI Blood Sugar

    Recipes have blood sugar balancing and low glycemic index ingredients. A diet rich in foods that balance blood sugar helps lower risks of type 2 diabetes.

  • Weight Loss

    Weight Loss recipes are low carbohydrates and low calories with whole food plant-based ingredients. "Nourish not punish" by eating healthful foods.

Ingredients

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  • 4 cups baby lettuce leaves
  • 2 cups rocket | arugula
  • 2 cups mixed baby greens*
  • ½ - 1 cup herb leaves

Method

Mixed Baby Greens Salad

 

WASH & SPIN dry baby leaves and greens

 

TEAR or roughly chop any herbs or larger leaves

 

MIX all the salad greens and herbs in a bowl.

 

SERVE, toss with Orange Cider Vinaigrette or mixed mustard dressing or serve salad dressing on the side. 

 

Dress the leaves for the whole salad by lightly tossing 2-3 tbsp of salad dressing – only do this if you plan to eat all the salad as it does not keep well dressed.  

Tips + Suggestions

EDIBLE weeds and medicinal and culinary herbs can be added with any salad greens, 

 

* MIXED BABY GREENS –  use baby green leaves like baby spinach, mizuna, baby kale, frisee leaves, any lettuces, mustard greens, baby chard, radish and turnip tops, french sorrel, chive leaves.