recipe | red Cabbage leaf Salad with blood oranges & chives

How delicious & nutritious does this recipe look?!

 [reblogged from Wellness Warrior]

Serves 4 – 6

4 cups of green leaf lettuce
2 cups red cabbage leaf, chopped
6 mushrooms, sliced
2 blood oranges, one peeled and separated, the other sliced finely
10 chives, chopped

Red Wine Vinaigrette
1/4 cup virgin olive oil
5 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
salt and pepper (just a touch)

1. Wash and prepare all the vegetables.
2. Place green leaf lettuce in bottom of salad bowl, layer with cabbage leaf, mushrooms, oranges, and sprinkle chopped chives on top.
3. Pour vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently before serving.
4. Enjoy!

Published by thisismelly

Mel @thisismelly lives a life of adventure, gets lost in farmer’s markets, regularly indulges in movies, loves to whip up gourmet meals in the kitchen, swears that one day she will learn to speak French properly, adores candles and fresh flowers, married her high school sweetheart, visited 19 countries and counting, fears an apocalyptic rage-virus, regularly spoils her cavoodle Harley, loves walking along the harbour, is decorated with ink, muddles her right & left, seasonally switches between blonde and brunette, has soul-mates, favours painted nails & dangly earrings, always orders the 'plateau de fromages', is obsessed with British or Scandinavian crime fiction, detests creepy-crawlies & people who take too long to order coffee, gives terrible directions, makes up crazy dances for her devilishly handsome husband, believes in good, would always be dressed in Saint Laurent, Gucci & Chloe if she could, adores Tex-Mex & Japanese, loves the smell of rain & evening jasmine, may be addicted to Instagram&Pinterest, is always on the hunt for a really good macchiato, is James Taylor’s biggest fan, gets rowdy with tequila, dreams every night, takes pickles, jalapeños & dried fruit for movie snacks, would hate a world without French champagne, adores Pantone 1765, almost always wishes she was lying on the sand in the sun, is an inconsistent Paleo convert and although she is a hopeless Francophile she will forever be smitten with Sydney.

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