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Rainbow Citrus Crunch Salad

This rainbow citrus salad is so crunchy, full of delicious texture and flavor! Blood oranges, red cabbage, spinach, avocado and a sesame vinaigrette bring this all together to create the most vibrant, beautiful bowl.
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  • ½ head red cabbage, thinly sliced (about 4 cups)
  • 6 ounces spinach and arugula mix
  • 2 blood oranges, segmented
  • 1 avocado, chopped or sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 seedless cucumber, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, sliced
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ cup roasted, salted pepitas
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

sesame vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeeze lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • kosher salt and pepper
  • cup avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil


  • Place the sliced cabbage in a large bowl. Drizzle on 1 to 2 tablespoons of the vinaigrette and toss. Let the cabbage sit for 5 minutes.
  • Toss the spinach and arugula into the cabbage. I toss it really well with kitchen tongs as this spreads some of the dressing onto the greens. But don’t add more dressing yet!
  • Add in the tomatoes, oranges, cucumbers, avocado and jalapeno. Toss well. Sprinkle in the goat cheese and pepitas. Drizzle on more dressing then add the sesame seeds. Serve!

sesame vinaigrette

  • Whisk together the lime juice and honey with a big pinch of salt and pepper. Whisk in the avocado and toasted sesame oil until emulsified.

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