Island Bean Salad

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Island Bean Salad (serves 2)

  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can pineapple chunks in pineapple juice, drained with 2 tbsp juice reserved
  • 1 kiwi, diced
  • 1/4 bag broccoli slaw
  • 1/2 a green pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp Honey
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Pinch Red pepper flakes
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp coconut

Mix black beans through green pepper together. Make a dressing by combing mustard through salt in a jar and pour over salad. Garnish with pumpkin seeds and coconut.

Each serving is a very rough 350 calories.

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Delicious Variations + Additions:

  • Avocado
  • Toasted almonds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Mango (or any tropical fruit!)
  • Orange juice
  • Shredded carrots instead of broccoli slaw
  • Scoop of cottage cheese
  • Crackers!

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Jennifer December 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm

Wow! What a wonderful salad, this is the first recipe of yours that we’ve tried and I can’t wait to try some more!

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2 Matt January 9, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Made this today and it was great! We threw a little bit of horse-radish in it to spice up the sweet even more. Thanks for helping me toward my quest for healthy eating!

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