Summer IS berry season. Not only are these functional foods delicious and contain an abundance of compounds that promote health, such as carotenoids and flavonoids, but many can be grown in your background or purchased from local vendors.
Check out my Basil Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad Recipe below.
Basil Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing:
about 16 servings
3/4c extra virgin olive oil
1/4c Apple cider vinegar
1tbs Raw local honey
1tsp Dijon mustard
Himalayan salt, to taste
Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend to desired consistency.
Store remainder dressing sealed in fridge for up to a week.
5oz Baby Lettuce mix
1/2 head Radicchio, chopped
2 Endive, chopped
1/4c Walnuts, chopped
2oz Dried Figs, no added sugar
1lb Rotisserie Chicken, shredded
1/4c Basil Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing
Add all ingredients in a large bowl, top with dressing and mix.