Nothing says spring like flowers! So why not put some in your salad? This edible flower salad with beet mango over spinach is a great way to enjoy spring. Drizzle a sweet balsamic vinaigrette and enjoy! Eating beets heals acne. It also benefits by provide a good source of iron and is anti-cancer. The bright pop of color in mango enhances skin health, as well as brain health.
handful of fresh spinach
1 small red beet
16 edible flowers, any size
1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
Boil 1 red beet for 30 minutes, or until soft. When cooled enough to handle, peel and chop. Combine with a handful of washed spinach leaves and 16 edible flowers.
Peel and chop 1 mango and add to spinach.
Add 1/4 cup of crumbled goat cheese to the rest of the ingredients.
Dressing: Whisk together 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon lemon juice and 1 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar; drizzle over salad and enjoy!