Salads

Cranberry Avocado Salad with Candied Sunflower Seeds

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Creamy avocado, chewy dried cranberries, and crunchy candied sunflower seeds combine to make a bowl full of texture and flavor. This is the perfect summer salad to serve as a side dish or for a light main dish.

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Dressing:
½ cup sugar
1 ½ Tbsp poppy seeds
1 tsp paprika
2 tsp dried mustard
1 Tbsp dried mustard
1 Tbsp minced onion
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp black pepper
½ cup white balsamic vinegar
1/3 cup canola oil
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

Salad:
12 ounces spinach, arugula,
or favorite greens
1 small bunch cilantro, chopped
2 avocados, peeled and halved
1 ½ cup dried cranberries
1 ½ cup candied sunflower seeds

Candied Sunflower seeds:

¼ cup seeds (or nut)
2 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp water
½ tsp cinnamon
Whisk dressing ingredients all together. Candied Seeds: Place seeds, sugar, cinnamon and water in small sauce pan. Stir to dissolve and bring to a boil. Immediately turn down and simmer for 5-7 minutes....
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
902mg
37% DV

Fat
46g
70% DV

Protein
7g
15% DV

Carbs
78g
26% DV

Fiber
10g
40% DV