As the staple of any gathering, a salad should be hearty and exciting. For a bright and refreshing salad that still packs a crunch, give this recipe from Raw Food Recipes a try:
1/3 medium zucchini
1/3 medium cucumber, peeled
2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
10 mint leaves, torn into little pieces
Juice from half a lime
Dash of unrefined salt
Chop nectarine, avocado, zucchini and cucumber and toss in a bowl. Add in pumpkin seeds, mint leaves, lime juice and salt. Toss to coat. Serve chilled or room temperature.