Avocado Love for a Happy Heart

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The Ocean of Love

This Yoga Retreat is designed to unite community through daily meditation, asana practices, sound healing, artistic expression, fun, food and frolicking.

Like rivers flowing to the Ocean, Love flows eternally within you!

HEART HEALTHY AVOCADO & ARUGULA SALAD

INGREDIENTS

·         1 tbsp. cumin seeds

·         ¼ c. lime juice

·         ¼ c. chopped fresh cilantro leaves

·         ½ c. whole cilantro leaves

·         2 tbsp. rice vinegar

·         1 tbsp. honey

·         kosher salt

·         Pepper

·         ¼ c. olive oil

·         ¼ c. vegetable oil

·         4 c. arugula leaves

·         2 lb. ripe tomatoes

·         4 large ripe Hass avocados

·         1 large red onion

·         1 tsp. ground cumin

DIRECTIONS

1.    In 10-inch skillet, toast cumin seeds on medium-low for 3 to 5 minutes or until fragrant. Remove from heat; let cool completely.

2.    In medium bowl, whisk together lime juice, chopped cilantro leaves, vinegar, honey, toasted cumin seeds, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Add oils in slow, steady stream, whisking to combine. Dressing can be transferred to airtight container and refrigerated for up to 3 hours.

3.    Arrange arugula on serving platter. Top with tomatoes, avocados, and red onion. Drizzle with half of vinaigrette. Sprinkle with ground cumin and cilantro leaves. Serve with additional vinaigrette on the side, if desired.