Updated: Nov 29, 2020
This easy seasonal salad recipe is equal parts clean, crunchy and craveable, and is perfect for both week night dinners AND holiday entertaining!
apples are an excellent source of antioxidants which help to prevent damage to cells caused by states of oxidative stress
beets contain natural nitrates which help to deliver oxygen to the muscles by increasing nitric acid levels in the blood stream
brussels sprouts are an excellent source of vitamin k which plays an essential role in the production of proteins needed to maintain proper bone, blood and muscle health
carrots are a great source of beta carotene, a powerful antioxidant that helps to prevent cognitive decline
walnuts are a good source of plant based omega-3 fatty acids which have been shown to help prevent heart disease
maple syrup contains polyphenols, a type of antioxidant that has specifically been shown to help reduce inflammation
apple cider vinegar is a natural preservative that has been shown to kill both bacteria and pathogens
natural sea salt is an excellent source of phytonutrients, necessary nutrients that are needed in trace amounts to support many of the body's vital functions
Clean Maple Cider Dressing
1/2 cup liquefied coconut oil
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp dijon mustard
Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and whisk until combined.
Healthy Harvest Crunch Salad
3 cups brussels sprouts, shredded
1 cup carrot, peeled and shredded
1 cup beets, peeled and shredded
1 cup gala apple, slivered
1 cup raw walnuts
Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl, add dressing to taste and toss to combine.
Enjoy immediately as a craveable crunch salad, or later as a flavorful slaw!