Holiday Salad with Creamy Balsamic Milled Flaxseed Dressing

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bowl of green salad with raisins and pears and a plate with the salad and the creamy balsamic vinegar dressing.

Looking for a salad recipe that will compliment any meal during the holiday season? Look no further! This holiday salad with our creamy balsamic milled flaxseed dressing has a great range of flavors that go great with your Thanksgiving or Christmas meals.

It’s not a complicated recipe but your guests will be impressed with the texture and flavors that will have them reaching for more!

It’s fruity, nutty, and creamy… What’s not to love about it!

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Holiday Salad with Creamy Balsamic Milled Flaxseed Dressing

This nutritional salad is full of textures and has a great range of flavor that compliment eachother perfectly.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Keyword healthy thanksgiving recipes, salad


  • 1 Clam Shell Container of Mixed Greens (5 oz)
  • 1 Pear sliced
  • Candied Nuts Check out our recipe for our favorite way to create candied nuts
  • 2 Stalks Celery sliced
  • 1 Handful Raisins or Dried Cranberries
  • Salt and Pepper To taste

Creamy Balsamic Dressing

  • 1/2 Cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup Avocado Mayo
  • 2 Tbsp Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 Tbsp Manitoba Milling Co. Smooth Whole-Milled Flaxseed
  • Salt and Pepper To taste


  • Prepare your dressing by combining all ingredients in a mason jar or small bowl.
  • Add salad ingredients to a large salad bowl.
  • Toss with dressing before serving or allow guests to add their own.