Do you ever have those days where you buy lettuce with the full intention of making a salad, but by the time you get around to making it, it’s just not that appetizing anymore? Many a lettuce heads have gone bad because I couldn’t eat another boring salad…
However, the other day when I was pantry-diving, like I mention here, I found a can of mandarin oranges along with some almonds. Light bulb! I made my own version of a fruit salad…sans most of the fruit. 🙂 Liven up your salad and get your taste buds going with this citrus-y combo! I promise it won’t disappoint.
- 1 bag mixed leafy greens
- 1 small can of mandarin oranges
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
- Handful of snow peas or sugar snap peas, cut in half
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/4 cup grapefruit juice (trust me on this one)
- 1/4 cup juice from the can of mandarin oranges
- Dash of salt and pepper
Mix the dressing together in a small bowl, then toss with all of the salad ingredients.
I like my salads chopped, so I put everything in my chopper – dressing ingredients included – and mix/chopped it all up. Super simple guys.
“But wait, there’s more!” Check out our other sultry salads to get out of your bland salad rut.
Happy Eating, XO.