Superfood Blueberry Spinach Salad

Veronica's Healthy Living
This is hailed as a superfood salad because every ingredient is considered a superfood. A superfood is a food that is rich in nutrients, and provides multiple high-quality substances that are good for your health.  So eating these superfoods give you more “bang for your buck”.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins

Ingredients
  

Main Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 pc red pepper sliced
  • ½ cup broccoli chopped
  • 1 pc green onion chopped
  • ½ cup walnuts light chopped
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

Spicy Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp MCT oil or olive oil
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 pc garlic clove crushed
  • ½ inch fresh ginger diced
  • salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Mix all ingredients into bowl. 
  • Mix all ingredients of Spicy Vinaigrette into small bowl. 
  • Toss with salad.

Notes

Here are just some of the powerful benefits you receive by eating these foods and this tasty salad:
  • spinach – high in anti-oxidants which fight inflamation and protect against disease, rich in Vitamins A, C, B, K, folate, iron, magnesium, and potassium which promote bone health, build immune system and healthy skin.
  • Red Pepper – anti-oxidants, high in Vitamins A, C, and B
  • broccoli – Vitamins A, C, D, K, B6, folate, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, selenium, zinc, magnesium, fiber, and even protein.  Go here to learn more:  https://veronicashealthyliving.com/…/broccoli…/
  • onion – spring onion and onion have similar properties with the spring onion being a bit more tender and sweeter;  High Vitamins C, K, anti-oxidants, carotenoids, and anti-bacterial/anti-bacterial properties support heart health, bone health, respiratory function, vision and stomach issues
  • walnuts – excellent source of protein, healthy fat (highest omega 3’s of nuts), fiber, manganese, magnesium, calcium, B vitamins, anti-oxidant
  • blueberries – called “King of Anti-oxidants” for good reason; high in fiber, anti-oxidants, Vitamins C, K, manganese – all which help support brain, heart, bones, UTI’s, blood sugar, cancer, and weight loss
  • MCT oil – medium chain fatty acid sourced mainly from coconut oil; supports the brain, heart, gut, energy, mood, digestion, weight loss, viral, bacterial, fungal overgrowth, and parasites
  • lemon juice – high in Vitamin C, potassium, magnesium – it alkalinizes the blood, and supports respiratory infections, oral health, heart, and helps prevent kidney stones
  • garlic – anti-cancer, works to prevent dementia, heals wounds, support bone health, impacts estrogen levels to support menopause symptoms
  • ginger – anti-oxidant, anti-infection – fights flu/colds, supports blood sugar, improves respiratory conditions, PMS symptoms