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Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad

January 2, 2021
Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad

Easy summer salads are found right here in the Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad, this is quick and simple to make.

Salads are a perfect way to boost intake of veggies and fibre and this tastes great with some roasted pumpkin and chickpeas, salmon cooked on the BBQ or some grilled/BBQ chicken strips.

The key to a good salad is ensuring there is a good balance of protein, carbohydrates and fats to keep you feeling fuller for longer and the Pear, Avocado & Walnut Salad has got you covered. Using extra virgin olive oil as the base of your salad dressing is also a great way to increase intake of heart-healthy fats known to reduce LDL cholesterol.

Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad

Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 120g baby spinach
  • 1/2 pear
  • 1 small handful walnuts
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 handful fresh basil

Salad Dressing

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Place baby spinach and basil into a salad bowl.
  • Using a cup, add balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil and stir thoroughly.
  • Add dressing to the salad leaves and mix in well.
  • Slice pear and avocado and add to the baby spinach.
  • In a frying pan, dry roast the walnuts until lightly browned and add to the salad mix.
  • Mix salad together well and serve.

Course Main Dish

 

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Amy Savage is a qualified Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutritional & Dietetic Medicine and is available for corporate presentations via Zoom and in-person Sydney CBD. Email amy@amysavagenutrition.com for further details. 

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