This salad is fun and healthful for you to eat. It combines many healthy ingredients and is topped with chia seeds, cashews, sunflower seeds or beans. Follow the steps below and create your own version of this Unusual Salad Recipe.
Prep your ingredients by washing and slicing them into shapes. Wash the spinach and set out on a towel to dry or use a salad spinner. Arrange your ingredients on a plate. It is best to get everything ready before you begin to build your salad.These ingredients can be prepped ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator. You can use either fresh spinach or your favorite leaf lettuce.
On top of the layer of spinach place evenly a ring of kohlrabi, radish and red pepper. Add your lighter colors first and then accent them with your darker color ingredients.
Continue to layer your ingredients. Carefully place your slices in artful arrangements. Notice how these ingredients are placed in a circular pattern evenly spaced. Mix the colors to create beautiful looking salads. Notice how each layer adds more beauty to the salad. Food should be a feast for the eyes and for the stomach.
- Baby Spinach
- Red Pepper
- Carrot Slices
- Tomato Wedges
- Red Cabbage
- Boiled Egg
Besides just adding a dressing you can dress up your salad with different kinds of seeds and nuts. We added Chia Seeds and Thousand Island Dressing to one Salad and the other Salad was topped with Chia Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, Cashews and Cooked Beans.
- 3 T of mayo per boiled egg
- 1 1/2 T Ketchup
- 1/2 T Sweet Relish
- Dice the egg
- Add Salt and Pepper to Taste.
- Mix all together.
- Makes one or two servings.
Substitute your favorite brands of Relish, Ketchup and Salad Dressing.
Video: Get the Scope on Chia Seeds
Have you heard the buzz about Chia Seeds – Nature’s Superfood. In this video Nutritionist Ashley Koff explains how the Chia Seed is grown and what it can do for you. Learn about the different kinds available and the nutrition value. Chia seeds provide a lot of fiber and helps you to feel full. It makes a great topping for your salads. Ashley talks about how she carries Chia Shots when she travels and adds them to her salads. Notice how unique the salad pictured above looks when the Chia Seeds have been added.