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Green Power Tower Salad


Yields

2 servings

Ingredients

Greens Salad

   2 cups green chard, thinlychopped into ribbons

   2 cups kale, thinly sliced intoribbons (dinosaur kale used) 

   1/2 cup chick peas / garbanzobeans (canned/organic)

   1/2 cup avocado, diced (+ a fewslices for garnish)

   1/8 tsp lemon zest

Garnish

   1 clementine, peeled

   avocado slices

   Olive Oil 

Sunny Maple Tahini Dressing

   1-1 1/2 Tbsp creamy tahini,organic

   1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

   1 tsp lemon juice

   2-3 tsp maple syrup, or 5 dropsliquid stevia

   a few pinches black pepper

   pinch salt

   pinch cayenne

Directions

  1. Add all dressing ingredients to a small bowl, briskly stir with a fork until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
  2. Rinse your greens under hotwater. Then rinse in chilled water. Spin or pat dry. Slice into thin ribbons and place in large mixing bowl. Add lemon zest.
  3. Rinse beans. Remove chickpea skins if desired. Toast over medium heat for 3-4 minutes in sauté pan if desired. Set aside.
  4. Dice avocado and add to bowl. Set aside a few slices for garnish.
  5. Add your dressing to bowl and toss well. If you do not like your avocado a bit soft-edged from the tossing, add it after tossing greens with dressing.
  6. Fold chickpeas into the greens.
  7. Enjoy.

Notes

To serve: Place greens on serving plate. Top with avocado. Add citrus to plate. Drizzle with olive oil if desired.