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Grapefruit and Hemp Seed Salad

May 21, 2020 | Acupuncture, Well Packs, Wellness

This salad is light, refreshing and full of flavor. Perfect for a light meal on hot summer days, or a nice side dish to brighten up your winter dinners. Want to take it to the next level? Top this Grapefruit and Hemp seed Salad with a poached egg for a bolder depth of flavor 


  • 5 cups mixed greens
  • 1 grapefruit
  • ½ cup fennel, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup hemp seeds
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper


  • Put mixed green in a mixing bowl.
  • Add in the fennel sliced and hemp seeds. 
  • Peel and section the grapefruit, discard the peel, place the sections in the bowl with the mixed greens. Then squeeze the leftover grapefruit juice out of the remaining pulp into a small bowl. 
  • In a salad dressing bottle, combine the grapefruit juice, olive oil, honey, dijon mustard, salt and pepper and shake until well combined
  • Pour about 4 tablespoons of the salad dressing on the mixed greens and toss until everything is coated. 
  • Serve and enjoy!

Pictured below with my Famous Tater Tot Casserole 


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