Winter #yyj Wild Salad from the Garden

by Renee Lindstrom,  , GCFP – Living in Natures Love Lifestyles

When the greens start emerging it is time to begin finding novel ways to include them into your diet.  One great way is to start adding these greens and flowers to your salads.  They pair well with Winter veggies that you may have growing like lettuce, kale, spinach and swiss-chard.  Other veggies could be beets and slivers of red onion.



January’s Wild Greens from the garden

  • Wild Fennel Self-Starters
  • Hairy Bittercress
  • Chickweed
  • Dandelion Greens
  • Wild Garlic Onions
  • Delicate Rosemary Flowers

In February add

  • Butterbur Flowers

In March the choices grow

  • Butter Fly Tree Flowers
  • Cleavers
  • English Daisy Flowers & Leaves
  • Dandelion Flowers
  • Forsythia Flowers
  • Hens n’ chicks
  • Polyanthus Flowers
  • Purple Dead Nettle
  • Wild Violets

Cut and toss, add whole flowers or flower petals and add a simple & subtle dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of  wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • pinch of salt

Toss and enjoy!

Recommended Reading:

The Best Dressed Salad World Famous Salads Dressings & Their Origins by Author Jim Long

Copyright 2014 – 2018  Living in Nature’s Love by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000