Bright and refreshing, a salad of tart grapefruit, peppery watercress, and fresh herbs is just the thing for a light lunch. The zesty flavors aren't the only reason you might feel invigorated after eating this salad—antioxidant-rich watercress can also help detoxify the body.
Yield: 1 serving
Total Time: 10 minutes
1 cup watercress leaves 1/2 medium grapefruit, segmented and broken into pieces 1 small shallot, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon cilantro leaves 1 tablespoon mint leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon basil leaves, torn 1/4 teaspoon minced ginger Juice of 1 lime 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil 1 tablespoon raw cashews, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds Pinch black and white sesame seeds 1/4 teaspoon thinly sliced red chile 1/4 avocado, sliced (optional)
Toss together watercress, grapefruit, shallots, and fresh herbs in medium bowl.
In small bowl, whisk together ginger, lime juice, salt, and coconut oil.
Drizzle dressing over watercress salad, then top with cashews, pomegranate seeds, sesame seeds, red chile, and avocado, if using.
Few tools are as important in the kitchen as a good knife. Without one, chopping, slicing, and julienning ingredients would be virtually impossible. Equally important is keeping your knife sharp—use a dull blade and you’ll end up with nothing but bruised herbs and mangled meat on your cutting boa...