This Power Greens Salad with Roasted Beets, Oranges, Avocado and Walnuts is so yummy! And Healthy. With it’s sweet juicy oranges, tender roasted beets, creamy avocado,crunchy walnuts and fresh greens tossed in a tangy vinaigrette, what’s not to love?
The power greens are a combination of baby kale, baby chard and baby spinach. They’re called power greens because they are packed with antioxidant (cancer fighting) rich nutrients.
The Roasted Beets are also a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals. They are low in calories, high in vitamins, can help regulate blood pressure, reduce inflammation and more.
And Avocados are loaded with heart healthy fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals. And contain more potassium than a banana!
Walnuts are also a great source of heart healthy fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals. They are also the only nut to contain significant amounts of ALA, an omega-3 fatty acid that is considered to be beneficial for heart health and reducing inflammation.
And last, but certainly not least, Oranges. These babies are loaded with fiber, vitamin C and other vitamins and minerals to keep you energized throughout your day.
Cheers to healthy eating! Enjoy!
Power Greens Salad with Roasted Beets, Oranges, Avocado and Walnuts will give you the energy you need to power through your day.
- 4 cups power greens
- 2 medium beets, roasted,peeled and sliced
- 1 oranges, peeled and sliced
- 1 avocado, peel and seed removed and sliced
- 1/2 cup rough chopped walnuts
- 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 3 tablespoons minced fresh shallots
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
While the beets are cooking, make the shallot vinaigrette. Place all ingredients for vinaigrette in a small bowl and whisk together to combine.
Slice oranges and avocado. Rough chop the walnuts
Then decoratively arrange avocado, oranges and beets on top of the greens. Sprinkle walnuts on top
Stir dressing well and drizzle desired amount over salad or serve on the side.