Shrimp and Grapefruit Salad

When I was eating 9 cups of veggies a day, I got used to eating large quantities of fresh vegetables and found I missed it when I switched to a diet that didn’t require so much food. I’ve been satisfying my veggie cravings with green salads. Usually I don’t post salad recipes since they’re something I throw together from the contents of my refrigerator and cupboards but I had several requests for my grapefruit vinaigrette.

Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Juice of one ruby red grapefruit
2 Tbs olive oil
1/2 tsp ginger, finely grated
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp black pepper

Whisk ingredients together and dress salad right before serving.

Shrimp and Grapefruit Salad

8-10 leaves of romaine lettuce
8-10 leaves of Tuscan kale, veins & stems removed
12 medium shrimp, cooked, cleaned and peeled
1 avocado, sliced
1 ruby red grapefruit, cut into supremes
1 small red onion, diced
1/4 cup toasted almond slices

Cut or tear the lettuce and kale into bite-sized pieces and place in a large bowl. Toss greens with red onion and almonds. Lay shrimp, avocado slices, and grapefruit supremes on top of the salad. Drizzle with vinaigrette and serve.

About Vandy Roadifer

Vandy Roadifer has a M.S. in Human Nutrition and lives with complex chronic illnesses, which includes many food allergies and sensitivities. She enjoys creating and sharing great tasting recipes that fit her lifestyle, discussing food related topics, and educating people on how best to meet their individual nutritional needs from an evidence based perspective.
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