Elizabeth Rider

Replace processed meat and cheese with arugula, quinoa, and hummus in this healthy take on a Cobb salad worthy of obsession.


  • Small handful of greens – use your favorite!
  • 2 tablespoons (small palm full) of micro greens
    • Tip: Can’t find micro greens? Substitute baby greens instead!
  • 1 handful spring lettuce mix, chopped
  • ¼ cup cooked quinoa,
  • 5 grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3 pitted, chopped dates
  • 6 cucumber slices – thin
  • 1 hard-boiled egg, cut in half and sprinkled with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of hummus (homemade or store bought!)
  • ¼ cup spiralized, julienned or shredded carrots
  • ½ of a small avocado – no pit
  • 1 teaspoon raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon raw sunflower seeds


  1. Arrange ingredients in a wide shallow bowl as listed above with the greens as the base
  2. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of your favorite healthy salad dressing

Yield: 1 salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

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