Californian Salad

  • 1 small crisp lettuce, torn in pieces
  • 2 carrots, coarsely grated
  • 4 oz cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup blanched almonds or unsalted cashew nuts, halved
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted
Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • Juice of 1 small orange
  • Salt and ground black pepper

Put all of the salad vegetables, almonds or cashew nuts and seeds into a large bowl.

Put all of the dressing ingredients into a screw top jar, shake them up well and pour over the salad.

Toss the salad thoroughly and divide it between four small salad bowls . Seasoned and serve lightly chilled.

  • Yields: 4 servings
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
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