Spinach Salad

One of our favorite restaurants in Atlanta is Lovin It Live, a black owned raw food spot in East Point. This salad recipe is inspired by my favorite salad on their menu. The dressing is like guacamole and makes this a very flavorful salad.

Spinach Salad
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Salads don't have to be boring! This one can be as spicy and flavorful as you like.
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Raw Vegan
Serves: 4 Servings
  • 1 bag baby spinach
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 or 2 limes juiced
  • ½ to 1 jalapeño or serrano pepper, chopped very fine
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • 2 roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • salt to taste
  1. Wash spinach and add to large bowl. Add tomatoes, red onion and red bell pepper to the bowl.
  2. In a small bowl mash the avocado.
  3. Add the lime juice, hot peppers, garlic and cilantro.
  4. Mix well.
  5. You are basically making a somewhat thin, but not watery guacamole.
  6. Add more lime juice as needed.
  7. For more heat add more hot peppers.
  8. Add salt to taste.
  9. Add avocado mix to the salad and toss well or use hands to spread the mix over all the spinach.
  10. Taste again and adjust the seasoning.


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Lifestyle Coach, CEO at Opare Institute
Supporting you by bringing you flavorful and satisfying vegan and raw vegan recipes, inspiration and online training and one-on-one coaching to help LOVE YOUR VEGAN LIFE! I am an educator and revolutionary who has teamed up with my physician/dietitian husband, Nana Kwaku Opare, MD, MPH, CA, to address the growing health problems in the Afrikan/Black community by building a Nation of Black Vegetarians and Vegans.

2 Comments on “Spinach Salad

Wesley Shorter
01/20/2014 at 8:22 am

Thanks. I will do this today. Now.

Ama Opare
01/20/2014 at 9:24 am



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