Dandelion greens are some of the best green leafies for liver support and bile production. This detox salad is a great spring treat.
2 cups dandelion leaves (young leaves are generally a little less bitter than the larger ones)
1 cup spinach leaves or other salad green
2 thin sliced red onion, separated into rings
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
Serve fresh with the following dressing:
Zesty Spring Dressing:
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons flaxseed oil
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, or freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon anise seed (optional)
2 teaspoons fresh peppermint, chopped
2 teaspoons tamari
2 1/2 teaspoons stone ground mustard or miso
Combine all ingredients and whisk thoroughly to blend.