Blackberry Turkey Avocado Spring Salad with Lemony Poppyseed Dressing

Blackberry Turkey Avocado Spring Salad with Lemony Poppyseed Dressing

This salad is great for summer and with big chunks of turkey, or shredded chicken if you prefer, this can be a one stop dinner for you and your family.  Save the extras for lunch the following days.

Yields: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

For the Salad:
  • 8 cups baby spring mix
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 4 cups roasted turkey breast, chopped into chunks (your deli can do this for you)  (can sub shredded chicken breast or cooked shrimp)
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup crushed pecans or slivered almonds
Lemony Poppyseed Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 Tbs unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 Tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 4 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp honey
  • pinch sea salt

Directions:

  1. Whisk all ingredients for the dressing.
  2. Layer a platter or big serving bowl with all the salad ingredients.
  3. Top with dressing or serve on the side.
  4. Without the dressing this can be refrigerated up to 2 days.