Serves 2 as a main course or 4 as an appetizer.
1 head of romaine lettuce, chopped (or any kind of greens)
1 head of red leaf lettuce, chopped (or any kind of greens)
Handful of radicchio, arugula, watercress, or dandelion greens, chopped
4 radishes, sliced
2 scallions, chopped
1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries (or apricots or figs)
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped (raw or toasted in a dry skillet for 1-2 minutes, be careful not to burn)
2 ounces (or to taste) raw blue cheese (or crumbles, goat cheese, feta, or another cheese that you like)
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or fresh lemon juice
Coarse sea salt to taste
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
You can also add chopped vegetables, such as cucumber, avocado, and cooked beets, or soft or hard-boiled eggs, turkey, or chicken.
© Winnie Abramson, ND, Healthy Green Kitchen.