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The holidays are coming!

Don’t panic….

We’re here to help you find creative ways to sneak in some fresh foods and modify your holiday recipes so that you can stay on track with your weight maintenance and weight loss goals.

Try this cleansing salad recipe to help you prepare for the family and feasts of Thanksgiving. Feel free to eat generous portions of green vegetables to your desired portions.

SocaSLIMDOWN Fresh Salad Recipe

SocaSLIMDOWN Fresh Avocado Salad Recipe

FRESH AVOCADO SALAD

Baby spinach

Romaine lettuce

Chives

Fresh Mint

Fresh Watercress

6 medium white/portabella mushrooms (sliced)

Cubed half of avocado

FRESH SALAD VINAGRETTE

3 tablespoons of olive oil or coconut oil

1 1/2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar

2 tablespoons of unsweetened applesauce

leaves of 3 sprigs of Spanish Thyme

1 teaspoon of finely chopped/pressed fresh ginger

Angostura bitters

Directions

Prepare Vinaigrette ~ Blend together wet ingredients of vinaigrette briskly in a small, separate bowl. Add ginger to vinagrette, blend and allow to sit for at least 15 minutes before adding to salad.

Prepare Salad ~ Slice green vegetables into 1/4 inch strips in a bowl. Pour vinagrette over salad and toss lightly. Add mushrooms and toss. Lay cubes of avocado on top.

Enjoy!

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