MiiR’s Wild Smoked Salmon + Avocado Salad
In honor of Mother’s Day this month, we want to celebrate all the wonderful women who have taken on that caring and nurturing role in our lives, regardless of whether or not they are biologically our Mother. These Mom figures have shown in in our lives as other family members, bosses, friends, and more!
Let’s love and nurture them in return by honoring their health and wellness.
There’s no better way to do it, than through sharing a meal together.
This month’s featured recipe focuses on women’s breast health. They feature some key ingredients to help fight against breast cancer, inflammation, and will increase vitality.
This makes for a wonderful Mother’s Day brunch, lunch, or dinner salad.
Only takes 15 minutes to prepare
It’s gluten free + low carb
Can be made vegan + vegetarian by replacing salmon with tofu, grilled mushrooms or more garbanzo beans
Yields: 4 servings
8 oz. Hot Smoked wild caught salmon, break up in large chunks
2 each Avocado, dice ¼ pieces
1 cup Blueberry
½ cup Walnut, toasted, course chopped
1 cup Broccoli sprouts
3 cup Spinach
1 cup Garbanzo beans, canned, rinsed and drained
Sea salt & Fresh ground pepper to taste
For the vinaigrette:
½ cup Olive oil
⅛ cup Lemon juice
¼ tsp. Cumin
½ tsp. Garlic, fresh, minced
½ tsp. Ginger, fresh, minced
Sea salt & fresh ground pepper to taste
For the vinaigrette:
In a small bowl place olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, minced garlic, ginger and whisk together, then add salt and pepper to taste.
In a separate large bowl place all salmon, avocado, blueberry, walnut, broccoli sprouts, spinach, garbanzo beans, and season it all with salt and pepper to taste.
Now drizzle the vinaigrette over it all and thoroughly mix it together.
A Note on Nutrition and Wellness for the Recipe:
- Every ingredient in this recipe may lower breast cancer risk. Therefore increasing life longevity in our beloved Mom figures. And oh wait, they’re all delicious ingredients with multiple benefits, including lowering inflammation!
- Did you know that smoked salmon and walnuts are packed with omega-3 fatty acids? Proven science shows us that Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce symptoms of ADHD in children, can fight depression and anxiety, promote brain health during pregnancy and early life, fight against age related mental decline, and improve bone and joint health.
- The power of broccoli sprouts: these sprouts have a lot of fiber, some protein, support healthy aging, detoxifies the body and contain several sources of vitamins.
- We invite you to use these ingredients liberally in all your cooking. You can use them in other salads, sandwiches, frittatas and more.
Looking for a way to show appreciation to the mother figures in your life? Check out our special edition Mother's Day Collection.