Full of amazing nutrients for beautiful skin, this Avocado Citrus Beauty Salad is also full of antioxidants to really give your immune system a boost. This salad is wonderful as a lunch on its own or it goes really well as a starter or side dish with chicken or fish.
Every ingredient in this salad is both healthy & full of beautiful skin attributes:
Some of the skin beauty benefits of avocados are:
- Soothes skin conditions
- Prevents skin damage
- Improves skin elasticity
- Minimizes breakouts
- Improves overall skin health
- Prevents dry skin.
Avocados have amazing health benefits too:
1. They are a great source of potassium
2. They’re packed with monounsaturated fats
3. They are also high in fiber
4. Avocados are rich in folate
Citrus Fruits also contain beauty nutrients for the skin
Citrus fruits are high in Vitamin C, an antioxidant that not only boosts our immune system, but that also prevents premature signs of aging by boosting collagen synthesis, brightening skin tone, and evening out complexion by diminishing and preventing hyperpigmentation.
Citrus Fruits are Superfoods for your Immune System
Raw citrus fruits are very high in vitamin C. One medium orange provides 70 mg of vitamin C, while one grapefruit provides about 96 mg.
This Avocado Citrus Beauty Salad looks wonderful when served on a large platter but , if preferred you can cut the salad ingredients into smaller pieces & serve in your favorite salad bowl.
Makes 4-6 servings
Avocado Citrus Beauty Salad
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon Himalayan or sea salt
- ¾ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 ripe medium to large avocados
- 1 large red grapefruit
- 2 large oranges
Place the mustard, lemon juice, salt & pepper in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in the olive oil until well combined. Set aside until you are ready to assemble the salad.
To assemble: Just before serving this Avocado Citrus Beauty Salad, cut the avocados in have, remove seeds & peel. Now cut each half in 4 thick slices. Toss the avocado slices in the vinaigrette .
Using a sharp knife, peel the grapefruit & oranges. Carefully separate the grapefruit & orange segments.
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