Happy Holidays! And a Raw Beet Festive Salad Recipe

Happy New Year 2016 to all of you! Wishing you merry holidays, happiness, health and plenty of raw veggies and fruits on your festive table! ūüėĬ†Even if you’re not a fully raw vegan, you can always just include a couple raw dishes for the seasonal celebrations, as well as fresh berries, fruits and smoothies. They are so bright and colorful and will make any festive table beautiful, along with¬†keeping you healthy and lean throughout the holidays season. Our celebration this year included raw berries, raw cheese stuffed peppers and a super delicious¬†festive beet salad. The¬†salad has a variety of flavors and textures which is so diverse and yummy that you’re guaranteed to stay away from any non-vegan/cooked foods during your holiday dinner! You’ll be amazed at how delicious raw beet tastes in this blend. Give this salad a try, it might well become one of your festive recipes¬†staples.

Happy Holidays! And a Raw Beet Festive Salad Recipe

Raw Beet Festive Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 large green¬†kale leaf
  • 1 large¬†carrot (or 2 medium carrots)
  • 1 medium beet
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 3 pickled cucumbers
  • 2 tbsp raw sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 tsp minced fresh¬†ginger
  • 1 tbsp red onion
  • 2 tbsp cold pressed oil – I used avocado oil
  • juice of 1 Meyer lemon
  • salt to taste

Instructions:

Wash kale, remove and dispose the stem, chop kale and add to a large bowl. Peel carrot and beet, then shred them on a large shredder. Slice tomatoes, mash avocado, slice pickled cucumbers. Thinly slice red onion. Defrost green peas in warm water, changing water couple times. Add all ingredients to the bowl with kale and dress with oil, lemon juice and salt. Mix well and serve!

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