Juicy Avocado Citrus Salad

Winter salad full of vitamins

So juicy it's almost like eating a juice.

Does that make sense to you? I hope it does, because that is how eating this salad made me feel. It is so juicy and so sweet because of the fruit. I could eat it every day! 

It is really strange to name this salad winter salad, when it looks like sunshine on a plate and especially now that I am writing this post and we are having our first warm spring day here. However, since citrus fruits are considered winter produce and they are booming right now, that is how I want to name it. 

This salad is made of only things that are really good for you. It is packed with vitamins and it is absolutely bursting with flavour. If getting enough veg and fruit into your daily diet is a challenge for you, then try out this salad, as I think it is a really delicious way to solve that problem. 

I used red onion in this salad as I prefer it to white onion when being used raw in a salad, for its slightly sweeter and milder taste. However, if you don't like raw onion at all, then just leave it out. Also I used arugula for its taste and the fact that it has so much good nutrients compared to some other salads, but if you don't like the taste or you can't find any, then it is also fine to use any other green salad.

I hope this salad recipe will give you some inspiration for including the daily veg and fruit into your diet and I hope you will also enjoy eating it.

Stay Healthy Lovelies!

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Juicy Avocado Citrus Salad

Winter salad full of vitamins


(makes about 4 portions)

  • 100-200g (5-9 cups) arugula

  • 1 small red onion

  • 4 mandarin oranges

  • 4 blood oranges

  • 1 avocado

  • 1 organic lime

  • 2 handfuls pomegranate seeds

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Peel and slice the onion finely. Peel the mandarins and the oranges and also slice them. Remove the stone and the skin from the avocado and slice it as well.

  2. In a big salad bowl mix arugula, onion, oranges and the pomegranate seeds. At this point you can see how the balance of the ingredients is and add in some more of something if you like.

  3. Wash the lime well and grate the skin into the salad.

  4. Add the avocado slices to a small bowl and juice half of the lime over the avocado. Mix shortly and add the avocado to your salad.

  5. To make the dressing, juice the second half of the lime. In a small bowl mix the lime juice with the olive oil and season with salt and black pepper to taste. Add the dressing to the salad and mix well.

  6. Serve the salad right away.

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