Fresh Christmas Salad with Homemade Orange Honey Dressing
It’s easy to fill up on heavy foods this time of year…they are everywhere!
It’s almost surprising when someone brings a fresh, bright salad to a Christmas party!
I dare you to surprise them!Yep, seriously. Bring your own food. If you are going to a party, or family function, then bring your own GOOD foods!Set yourself apart and show the world you CARE about what you put into your body.
Hold yourself to a higher standard!
You are in charge of what goes into your body!Makes about 4 servings
- 6 cups baby spinach
- 1 cup pomegranate seeds, from 1 large, fresh pomegranate
- 1 large orange, peeled and sliced
- 4 celery stalks, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
For the orange dressing:
- Juice from one fresh orange
- 2 Tbsps apple cider vinegar
- 2 Tbsps olive oil
- 1 Tbsp raw honey
- 1 small shallot, minced
- sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste (about 1/4 teaspoon each)
Combine all dressing ingredients into a small mason jar, place the lid on and shake well to emulsify. (Alternately you may whisk dressing ingredients in a small bowl)
Add all the salad ingredients nicely to a large bowl or platter, starting with spinach on the bottom and building up.
Drizzle dressing over just before serving and toss gently to combine.