California Cobb Salad, Good Clean Health Style

Craving a fresh yet nourishing meal?  Try a California Cobb Salad Good Clean Health Style.  It is easy to make, bursting with fresh flavors and whole essential nutrients!

Avocado and Chives

Serves 4-6

Dressing:
1/2 cup grapeseed or canola oil
1/4 cup Extra Virgin olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons of dijon mustard
1 teaspoon of Worcestershire
1/4 teaspoon raw agave nectar
1-2 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tablespoon of finely chopped chives
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Micro Greens Good Clean Health

Micro Greens: Chock Full of Whole Nutrients

Salad: (Buy as many ingredients as you can organic)
1 head of Organic romaine lettuce, shredded
1 head of butter lettuce, shredded (or can use 2 heads of romaine lettuce)
1 cup of watercress or micro greens/sprouts
2 oz of blue cheese, crumbled
2 hard boiled eggs, peeled and sliced
8 strip of no nitrate turkey bacon, crumbled
8 oz of cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
1 avocado peeled pitted and cut into cubes
2 grilled or cooked boneless chicken breasts cut into small cubes
Sea Salt and freshly ground pepper

California Cobb Salad Good Clean Health

California Cobb Salad. Almost too pretty to eat...

To make the dressing:
Combine all ingredients in a blender except salt and pepper. Once dressing has blened add salt and pepper to taste.

To make the salad:
Add lettuces, watercress/sprouts to a large salad bowl. Arrange all other ingredients (blue cheese through chicken) in neat rows on top of greens. Then drizzle the dressing on top.

Enjoy this fresh, nourishing and flavorfull salad.

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2 Responses

  1. Rachel Assuncao January 5, 2012

    This looks delicious! We’re on a mission to eat a big salad every day for lunch in our house, and I’ going to add this one to the list to try next week.

    Just wondering why you choose turkey bacon over regular bacon? Although it’s a rare treat in our house, we buy naturally smoked bacon from our local sustainable organic butcher. The bacon is salted and then smoked in a smoke house, and that’s it. Although it’s higher in fat content (and saturated fats), real bacon also doesn’t have any artificial flavors or other chemicals added to simulate flavor and texture. And, depending on the brand of turkey bacon, it can have as many calories and nearly as much fat as the regular stuff.

    So, those are my reasonings for choosing real bacon. I am curious to learn what your reasonings are for choosing the turkey variety? Thanks!

    • Andrea January 5, 2012

      Rachel, I just happened to use Applegate Organic Turkey Bacon in this recipe. I do choose good quality regular/pork bacon in other recipes. Either choice would be great thank you for pointing it out as I am sure others would wonder the same. You bring up a great point. Just because it is Turkey does not mean it is healthier than regular bacon. It is most important for the bacon either turkey or pork to be from a sustainable source (as in your case). We also do not eat bacon often but it adds great flavor to this salad. I love your mission to eat a big salad every day. What a great way to get your fiber, enzymes and mirconutrients in!

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