Blackberry Mango Salad:
This Blackberry Mango Salad recipe is by my friend Kelcie Yeo. You will love this delicious blackberry mango salad recipe!
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Blackberry Mango Salad
Yield 2 Servings
- 1 head organic romaine lettuce
- 1/2 cup sliced mango
- 1/2 cup organic blackberries
- 1/2 cup raw pecans
- 1 avocado
- Juice from 1 lemon
- 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
- 4 tbsp. cold pressed extra-virgin olive oil
Step #1: Gather all the necessary ingredients
Step #2: Cut up lettuce and dice the avocado
Step #3: Toss together into a salad with other ingredients.
Step #4: Squeeze lemon, apple cider vinegar and put olive oil on salad.
Step #5: Serve and enjoy!
***The nutrition info for this recipe is based on the linked ingredients above**
Courses Side Dish
Serving Size 1 bowl
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 57 g
Total Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 16 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 9 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Dr Jockers Comments:
This is a very tasty summer salad that is full of flavor and nutrients. It is super hydrating, alkalizing and refreshing and will give you a great quick burst of energy! Pecans, avocados and olive oil are rich in antioxidants and healthy monounsaturated fats.
Blackberries are rich in anthocyanin antioxidants that protect the body from UV radiation stress which is super important for those of us that enjoy getting out in the sun during the summer. This nutrient (also found in other berries, red onions, red cabbage, etc.) is also very protective for the body as it helps reduce oxidative stress from environmental radiation from EMF’s and pollutants.
The lemon and apple cider vinegar provide antioxidants, enzymes and organic acids that help the body metabolize and absorb the nutrients more effectively. It also helps lower the blood sugar response from the mango.
This is a great salad to have if you want more energy and to recover from the stressors of the sun and heat. Try it out and let us know how you enjoyed it in the comments section below!