Raw Apple, Pear, Pecan Salad
Author Unknown- taken from www.hacres.com
3 celery ribs (chopped fine)
2 red delicious apples (peeled and cut into small chunks)
1 golden delicious apple (peeled and cut into small chunks)
1 pear (peeled and cut into small chunks)
1 lemon, juiced
1 orange, juiced
1/4 cup dates (chopped)
1/2 cup pecans (chopped)
1. After preparing the first four ingredients, add dates and half of the pecans, and pour half of the lemon/orange juice over the celery, apples, pear, dates, and pecans, stir to coat, and set aside while preparing the dressing.
2.Make dressing by combining the other half of the pecans with the reserved lemon/orange juice and puree into a nut butter sauce. Add puree to the salad and stir to blend flavors. Serve on a bed of leaf lettuce. Enjoy.