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Fresh, light and crunchy. This is the ultimate green salad – packed with all the healthy stuff, but paired with some very tasty ingredients that hideaway everything that usually makes you stay away from foods that are “too” green šŸ™‚

  • Cuisine: Salads/Sides
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes
  • Servings: Makes 8 generous portions
  • Allergens: None
  • Requires: Chopping board, knife, large mixing bowl, spoon, saucepan, sieve

Ingredients

    • Makes 8 generous portions:

    • 150g fresh spinachĀ 
    • 150g bag of mixed lettuceĀ 
    • 50g of fresh rocket
    • 100g of fine green beansĀ 
    • 100g of Tenderstem broccoliĀ 
    • 1 x 200g tin of artichoke heartsĀ 
    • 1 pomegranate
    • 75g sunflower seedsĀ 
    • Olive oil 20mlĀ 
    • Juice of half a lemonĀ 
    • Salt and pepper to taste

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Method

  • Prep the beans and broccoli
  • Bring some water to the boil in the saucepan and cook the broccoli and beans for 3 minutes so they still have a slight bite to themĀ 
  • Run them under the cold tap straight away to cool down and keep them still slightly undercooked and put them aside
  • Remove the seeds from the pomegranate and also set asideĀ 
  • Toast the sunflower seeds in a dry pan or in the oven
  • Wash all the leaves and greens
  • Juice the lemon and mix with the olive oil, salt and pepper to create a simple dressing
  • Cut the artichoke halves into quarters
  • Mix everything together to create the salad, arrange nicely and drizzle the dressing over the top

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Author Jay Halford

I am a health-conscious chef specializing in plant-based cuisine that incorporates juice programmes, food programmes, online cooking courses, recipes and educational resources that inspire the pursuit of a healthier way of living. I believe that your diet is supposed to be your greatest ally, supporting you to feel strong, look good, think clearly and achieve your goals, nothing less. A consistent healthy plant-based diet does that 100% - and I am committed to helping you experience its real healing power so that once you discover it, you'll never want to look back.

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