Delectable Mango + Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing


I really believe that if you have good fresh fruits and vegetables in your kitchen, you’re bound to make something good – even if you don’t think you can cook.

After working on my couch-2-5k, I recently found myself craving something tangy and fresh and light.

I looked in my fridge and found limes, avocados, greens, and mango and came up with the following:

Lime Dressing

Combine these ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Juice squeezed from 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp of salt
  • dash of pepper

Makes about 1-2 servings, but if you like lots of dressing be sure to double the amounts. You can also do just lemon juice, or both!

Mango Salad

  • Fresh dark greens of any kind e.g. spring mix, spinach, or rainbow swiss chard (daily magnesium + calcium!)
  • 1 fresh mango, sliced or cut into chunks (pure tastiness!)
  • 1/2-1 avocado, sliced (essential fat!)
  • Bell pepper of any color
  • Flax seed oil (more essential fat!)
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds ( protein!)
  • Sesame seeds (flavorful goodness!)

Total prep time: 10 minutes, if you’re moving very, very slowly.

Combine all your salad ingredients, drizzle some of the homemade dressing, and feast away.