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Wednesday, September 29, 2010


When I first went gluten-free a lot of salads were eaten. I see a lot of grapefruit avocado salad combinations, so I came up with my own. I hope you enjoy.
                                Avocado Grapefruit Salad
For Salad:
2 avocados
2 grapefruit
1 sweet onion or red onion
1 tomato
1 cucumber
1/2 cup roasted sunflower seeds
Romaine lettuce or your choice of organic greens

For Dressing:
2 tablespoons fresh or 1 tablespoon dried dill
1 cup grape seed or olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon
1 tablespoon agave
1/2 of one of the grapefruits squeezed

Chop lettuce, dice avocado, julienne onion, slice or dice tomato, dice cucumber, half grapefruits, save half of one for dressing, peel and remove the grapefruit from membrane and toss the salad. For dressing add juice of half of the grapefruit, 1 cup of grape seed oil, 1 tablespoons Dijon, 1 tablespoon agave, 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar, 2 tablespoons of fresh dill and blend in a food processor. Top salad with dressing and toasted sunflower seeds and serve.

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