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Ingredients

For the Salad

  • 1 5 oz bag of arugula salad
  • 1 Bosc pear, shredded
  • 1 raw beet, peeled and shredded
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced or chopped
  • 1/4 cup Hemp Hearts
  • a sprinkle of gorgonzola cheese (optional)

For the Dressing

  • 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp. Hemp Hearts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 2 tbsp. tamari or coconut aminos
  • 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. pure maple syrup

Directions

  1. Prep salad by adding arugula, shredded beet, pear, dried cranberries and avocado to a large bowl.
  2. Sprinkle Hemp Hearts over salad.
  3. Add all dressing ingredients to a high powdered blender and blend until smooth. Drizzle on top of the salad and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Brittany from Eating Bird Food.