Avocado, Strawberry, and Grape Tomato Salad (Gluten-free, Soy-free)

Now that Summer is here, you can enjoy this refreshing salad using local organic summer produce brought to yo26446_396572217787_253050212787_4893216_6065638_nu by The Blissful Chef. Berries, peppers, and tomatoes are available now at the Dallas Farmer’s Market!

Makes 2 to 4 servings


1 avocado, cubed
1 small carrot, thin matchsticks
7 grape tomatoes, halved
4 strawberries, greens removed, cut in thick slices
1/2 cup yellow pepper, thinly sliced
6 butter lettuce leaves, washed and torn
Pinch pepper and sea salt
Balsamic vinaigrette (store-bought or made from scratch)


Toss salad ingredients together in a medium bowl with the amount of vinaigrette you prefer. Serve immediately.


This recipe comes from Blissful Bites: Vegan Meals That Nourish Mind, Body, and Planet by The Blissful Chef. It’s now available for pre-order on Amazon. The Blissful Chef teaches healthy cooking classes every Wednesday and Sunday. See her website for more details. Present your Forks Over Knives movie stub for $10 off any class!