Spinach Salad with Orange-Avocado Dressing

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This isn’t your usual spinach salad! The creamy orange and avocado dressing adds a lot of flavor to an otherwise everyday lunch. Feel free to mix up the veggies to include whatever you have got at the moment — the dressing is really the star of this one and will taste great on just about everything.

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Spinach Salad with Orange-Avocado Dressing
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Serves: 4
  • For the salad:
  • 1 large bunch spinach, washed and stemmed
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 10 kalamata olives, halved
  • ½ cucumber, chopped
  • For the dressing:
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup apple-cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½" piece of ginger, peeled and chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  1. Wash and prepare the vegetables for the salad and place them in a large bowl.
  2. Place all of the ingredients for the dressing into a blender and blend until incorporated. If the dressing is too thick, keep adding water until it is the desired consistency.
  3. Add some to the salad and toss, keeping the remainder in the refrigerator for another use.

About Mickey Trescott

Mickey Trescott is a co-founder here at Autoimmune Wellness and a co-teacher of AIP Certified Coach. After recovering from her own struggle with both Celiac and Hashimoto’s disease, adrenal fatigue, and multiple vitamin deficiencies, Mickey started to write about her experience to share with others and help them realize they are not alone in their struggles. She has a Master's degree in Human Nutrition and Functional Nutrition, and is the author of three best-selling books--The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook, The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook, and The Nutrient-Dense Kitchen. You can watch her AIP cooking demos by following her on Instagram.


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