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Harvest Salad with Apple's and Sweet Balsamic

Kay Carrera
Crowd Pleaser! SO good your going to want seconds!
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Servings 6


Toasted ‘candy’ pecans

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 cup raw pecan pieces
  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar


  • 7-8 cups salad greens
  • 1 large apple, cored & thinly sliced
  • 1 large avocado, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • hemp seeds optional

Sweet herbed balsamic vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt to taste


  • 1. In a small pan heat coconut oil & add in pecans and coconut sugar. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes stirring often until pecans are toasted and fragrant. Set aside.
    2. Arrange all salad ingredients in a salad bowl & add in toasted pecans.
    3. In a jar, whisk all vinaigrette ingredients together and pour in salad, toss and enjoy!!!! 


Add hemp seeds for extra protein! Also if you are not vegan add in some feta cheese! Most of all be ready to get hooked!!! It is so tasty!!