Strawberry and Pecan Salad

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Author Notes: This recipe not only looks fantastic, but it is fantastic for you in many ways. Let’s look at your heart, grapes contain phytonutrient resveratrol which is great for heart health, strawberries, heart- shaped for a reason, contain anthocyanins which are associated with heart health as well as being what gives fruit and flowers their colour. Pecans contain monounsaturated fats that help prevent coronary heart disease. All this and more, vitamin C, folate, manganese, potassium, fibre to name just a few.

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Nikki Brown


Serves 2-3

  • 100 grams strawberries, cut into thin slices
  • 100 grams grapes, sliced into thin discs
  • 50 grams pecans
  • 20 grams coconut sugar
  • 50 grams red onion, thinly sliced
  • 75 grams mesclun greens
  • 15 milliliters balsamic vinega
  • 45 milliliters olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed black peppercorns
  • 14 grams mint leaves
  1. Combine coconut sugar and pecans in a non-stick pan over low heat. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
  2. Transfer candied pecans to a plate lined with parchment paper to cool.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, and mint leaves.
  4. Toss in mesclun greens, strawberries, grapes, and red onions.
  5. Top salad with candied pecans.

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