Rainbow Walnut Fiesta Salad

Rainbow Walnut Fiesta Raw Vegan Mexican Salad
Rainbow Walnut Fiesta Raw Vegan Mexican Salad

After spending most of our day walking and exploring our beautiful city today, we were very hungry and wanted a simple yet delicious and energizing meal. This salad was quick, refreshing and enlivening! To play with this recipe, you can also put the salad filling into red cabbage as wraps, or ad some diced mango to the mix!

Equipment: Cutting Board, Salad Spinner, vegetable (cheese) grater

Salad Ingredients:

1/2 cup of red cabbage chopped

1 head of green cabbage chopped

1/3 cup cilantro

1 shredded carrot

1/2 purple onion diced

1/2 cup raw walnuts

Fiesta Salad Vegetables in Salad Spinner
Fiesta Salad Vegetables in Salad Spinner

Guacamole:

3-4 avocados for guacamole recipe see here: http://www.youngandraw.com/fresh-guacamole/

Fresh Diced Avocado
Fresh Diced Avocado

Directions:

Mix all ingredients except for the avocado in a large bowl. Top with guacamole or mashed avocado and enjoy!

Caleb making a funny face and eating the salad we just made together =)

Caleb Chowing Down on his Rainbow Walnut Fiesta Salad
Caleb Chowing Down on his Rainbow Walnut Fiesta Salad

 

Sheleana Jennings

Sheleana is passionate about getting back to nature through real food and empowering women to walk the feminine path of self-care and deep self-awareness. She's a birth doula in Vancouver, BC where she lives with her partner. She's an avid reader, intuitive culinary goddess and cat lady in the making.

Their life together is centered around real, whole food living without restricting oneself to dietary labels or dogmas. Sheleana believes resetting the body through cleansing is one tool for spiritual awakening in a time where we've slipped so far away from what real food truly means. Her hopes are that through this channel, more people can find what eating path suits their beliefs and bodies best, while honoring the laws of nature and themselves.