Coconut Berry Chia Arugula Salad

After hibernating inside my apartment for a few days, due to all the snow we’ve been getting in Boston this winter, I decided I needed to have a summery lunch. I was craving tropical flavors and juicy fruits. I was not feeling the usual soup or warm comfort food, that was all plain and unappetizing to me at the moment. From eating this salad, my mouth took a trip to the tropical islands while the rest of me was longing to. But I am so glad I did it because I think my creation of a salad was very delicious. The flavors all went well together.

If you’re looking to eat a summery salad in this freezing cold, never-ending-snow-storm-of-a-winter, try this recipe!



  • Arugula
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Avocado
  • Chia Seeds
  • Coconut Flakes
  • Coconut oil and Lime Juice (optional dressing)
  • Cut up the strawberries and avocado into slices
  • Place a bunch of arugula on a plate
  • Toss the strawberries, avocado slices, blueberries, chia seeds, and coconut flakes on top of the arugula
  • I used a little bit of melted coconut oil mixed with some lime juice for dressing. Otherwise use a dressing of your choice and enjoy
Hope it takes your mind off of this freezing cold winter for a little while. Enjoy! #leangreennutrition #stayhealthy

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