Friends, you NEED this Blueberry Citrus Salad in your life!
Because it’s practically been summer in here in Portland and I’ve I’ve got my 90’s summer playlist on Pandora playing non-stop. We’re talking temperatures in the 90’s!! Whew! I’m totally a hot weather loving girl. Send me to a tropical beach or a hike in the beautiful desert and I’ll only leave if you make me. So when it’s hot here I pretty much whip up every kind of summer dish I can think of. I’ll admit, I have no self-control when it comes to summer food; BBQ chicken, grilled Salmon, grilled corn on the cob, grilled zucchini, okay….anything grilled, it’s all prone to overindulging. And who’s idea was it to market “personal water melons”? Pure genius I tell you! My pregnant belly pretty much looks like a personal water melon right now so it’s totally okay that I consume the whole thing right?! And I do I really have to share THIS magical Blueberry Citrus Salad too? Maybe if you ask nicely…
It’s totally packed with fresh greens, crunchy cucumbers antioxidant rich blueberries, vitamin C rich orange juice, fat healthy walnuts, and the mighty chia seed. Friends, I’m totally hooked on the whole chia seed craze. I seriously will incorporate them whenever I can because they are soooo good for you and easy to hide in your oatmeal, cereal, smoothies, etc. These mighty little seeds also contain omega-3’s, fiber, protein, and antioxidants! Chia power I tell you!
I will also mention that this salad is also super gorgeous!! I know looks aren’t everything, but when it comes to my salad, I’m not gonna lie, I’d much rather eat a pretty looking salad. And if it also carries with it a stellar nutrition punch, it’s a win win!!