Crisp veggies and greens, creamy avocado, crunchy seeds, tangy dressing – what more could you ask from a salad? You’ll want to enjoy this easy recipe at least once a week.


  • 6 cups arugula leaves
  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 small red bell pepper, sliced into rounds
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 3-4 green onions, sliced


  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tbsp brown rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1-2 tsp lime zest
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • pinch ground cardamom

** This recipe has been used with the gracious permission of: The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook. This is a great handbook for low-allergen, easy to prepare meals, and can be purchased at the Edmonton Clinic of Naturopathic Medicine.

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