2 heads romaine lettuce

1 red bell pepper        

1 yellow bell pepper

1 medium sweet onion

1 large celery stalk

1 c. cherry tomatoes

1 med. Cucumber

2 c. spinach leaves

2 c. arugula (or mixed dark greens)

¼ c. sesame seeds

1/3 c. dried cranberries

½ c. chopped mixed nuts

½ c. shredded cheddar cheese

3 hard boiled (chopped) eggs

2 carrots

· Dice, chop and slice above ingredients – toss till well mixed – do not add any dressing or liquids to above – can stay in refrigerator(covered) 3 -5 days.

SALAD DRESSING:

1 medium avocado, 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 2 Tbsp wine vinegar, ¼ c. “avocado” mayonnaise

· Stir all ingredients – should be paste like.  Add 1 – 2 Tbsp of dressing to plate. This is a dipping dressing.