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Beautiful Blueberry Salad

Beautiful Blueberry Salad recipe

A sensational salad to celebrate blueberry season.

  • Author: Dr. Rosane Oliveira
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 1x
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  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup apple, diced (optional)
  • 1/4 cup cranberries, dried (optional)
  • 1/4 cup Sweet and Savory Walnut Snacks, or walnuts, chopped (optional)


  • 1/2 cup shallots, minced
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup blueberries
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
  • Black pepper, freshly ground, to taste



  1. To prepare dressing, sauté shallot in a nonstick pan over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes, adding a drop or two of water as needed to prevent sticking.
  2. Combine shallot and all other dressing ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Add salad ingredients to a large bowl or individual serving bowls and drizzle with dressing.

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Rosane Oliveira, DVM, PhD

President & CEO, Plant-Based Life Foundation | Dr. Rosane Oliveira combines a lifelong passion for nutrition with 25 years of genetics research to create programs that help people develop healthy habits on their journey towards a more plant-based lifestyle. She is a Visiting Clinical Professor in Public Health Sciences and was the founding director of the first Integrative Medicine program at the UC Davis School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate studies in Brazil and did her postdoctoral training in immunogenetics and functional genomics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.