Brocoli Salad

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This salad is the perfect way to nourish your family with green goodness. It also stores in the fridge well and makes for easy grab and go veggie solutions. Add a 1/4 cup quinoa to add more protein if grilled chicken isn't on hand. 

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup broccoli, chopped in small florets
  • ½ cup shelled edamame
  • 1 stalk sliced green onion
  • 1/8 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/8 cup almond butter
  • ½ tbsp. rice vinegar
  • ½ tbp. Tamari
  • ½ tbsp. maple syrup
  • ½ tbsp. sesame oil
  • ½ minced garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • Cooked chicken breast – roast chicken, grilled chicken whatever your personal preference. 

Directions:

  • In large mixing boil combine the broccoli, edamame, onions and almonds
  • For the dressing mix together the almond butter, rice vinegar, tamari, maple syrup, sesame oil, garlic and water.  
  • Add more water to dressing as needed for consistency.  
  • Add precooked chicken into the salad, pour dressing over and toss to mix well. 
  • Use a blender or food mixer for the dressing as it is the easiest way to get a smooth dressing consistency with the nut butter.  

Recipe created for well&tight by Holistic Nutritionist Allison Madigan