Summer Salad with Coconut Sprinkles

  May 13, 2014  |    Blog>Recipes

With bikini season just around the corner, salads are a great way to lighten up and keep things cool. But we’ve heard your requests—you’d like some salad ideas to shake things up a bit and prevent your taste buds from becoming bored with the mundane ‘ole recipe.   Not only is our new power salad recipe excellent if you’re working on your summer bod, it’s also loaded with nutrients and will give your taste buds the excitement they are craving!

 

summer salad with coconut sprinkles

 

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This salad has a summery twist with the sweetness of shredded coconut. Combine that with spicy red pepper flakes and wine vinegar and your taste buds will get sweet, savory and spicy all in one scrumptious fork-full!

 

Summer Salad with Coconut Sprinkles

 Serves 1

 

Ingredients

1 cup leafy greens

½ cup chopped bell pepper (we use large chunks of red, green and yellow)

¼ cup sliced or shredded beets, raw

¼ cup quartered zucchini slices

1 TBSP shredded coconut, unsweetened

1 TBSP red wine vinegar

1 TSP red pepper flakes

 

Directions

Simply add the lettuce to a bowl. Top with veggies and sprinkle with coconut. Evenly pour the vinegar over your delish salad and toss in the red pepper flakes! Enjoy!

 

If you’re in the summer coconut mood, we suggest pairing this with our Wake Up Smoothie recipe which also has some protein for long-lasting energy and staying power!

 

Nutritional Information, per 1 salad

104 calories, 3g fat, 18g carbohydrates, 5g fiber, 8g sugar, 4g protein. 33mg sodium, 344mg potassium

Added bonus: 150% Vitamin A!

 

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Summer Salad with Coconut Sprinkles
 
Nutritional Information, per 1 salad 104 calories, 3g fat, 18g carbohydrates, 5g fiber, 8g sugar, 4g protein. 33mg sodium, 344mg potassium Added bonus: 150% Vitamin A!
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Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 1 cup leafy greens
  • ½ cup chopped bell pepper (we use large chunks of red, green and yellow)
  • ¼ cup sliced or shredded beets, raw
  • ¼ cup quartered zucchini slices
  • 1 TBSP shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • 1 TBSP red wine vinegar
  • 1 TSP red pepper flakes
Instructions
  1. Simply add the lettuce to a bowl. Top with veggies and sprinkle with coconut. Evenly pour the vinegar over your delish salad and toss in the red pepper flakes! Enjoy!
  2. If you’re in the summer coconut mood, we suggest pairing this with our
  3. Wake Up Smoothie
  4. recipe which also has some protein for long-lasting energy and staying power!

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