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The Perfect Summer Salad

Posted By On 29 Jun 2020
The perfect summer salad from Kirsten Almon ND

The Perfect Summer Salad

Looking for a go-to summer salad that’s easy and quick to make and a crowd-favourite? Look no further! I made this summer salad recently and it was a big hit! Paired very well with barbecued lamb and turkey burgers.

The perfect summer salad from Kirsten Almon ND

Ingredients for the perfect summer salad


  • 1 organic english cucumber
  • 3 organic nectarines
  • 1 avocado
  • handful cilantro
  • handful parsley
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 3 tbsp flax oil
  • 2 tbsp water
  • the juice of 2 limes
  • himalayan sea salt


Chop cucumber, nectarines and avocado into chunks and place in bowl. Add cilantro, parsley, hemp seeds, flax oil, water lime juice into a blender and blend on high until all ingredients become a smooth bright green dressing. Pour dressing over salad and add a few pinches of salt. Serve immediately!

Enjoy this salad choked full of heart and skin healthy omega fats and antioxidants!

Check out this other salad recipe from our Naturopathic Doctors as well!

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This information and linked articles should be taken for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for health care advice. Enjoy these testimonials. However, a result for one patient may not be typical of all patients. Our aim is to help you have an excellent experience at our Mississauga office and to help you reach your health goals.

Dr. Kirsten Almon

Dr. Kirsten Almon has a Naturopathic Family Practice in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health with special interest and training in fertility (helping couples conceive naturally as well as improving outcomes for couples using assisted reproductive technology), pregnancy, birth, postpartum and pediatric care. She loves seeing children for "naturopathic well child visits" and consults on common issues such as food introduction, how to avoid colds, flus and ear infections.  Dr. Almon is the co-author and instructor of a Doula course specifically designed for Naturopathic Doctors and teaches across Canada.

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