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Salmon, Walnut and Avocado Salad Recipe

Healthy Salmon, Walnut and Avocado Salad Recipe

Credit: Georgia Harding

This Salmon, Walnut and Avocado Salad really is “mood food” — delicious, easy to prepare and a wonderful combination of ingredients contributing vitamins, minerals, proteins and good fats to support optimal brain and neurological functioning.

Serves: 2



  • 4 cups mixed leaves (rocket, watercress & baby spinach)
  • 1 large avocado halved, peeled & diced
  • 200g piece (approx.) smoked salmon (I use a whole fillet of hot smoked salmon, broken up into chunks, but you can use the sliced version if you prefer)
  • 5–6 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3–4 radishes, halved & sliced
  • ½ cup walnuts, lightly toasted
  • 1 red onion, halved & thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp capers, drained

  • Dressing
  • Zest & juice 1 medium lemon (approx. ¼ cup juice)
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp horseradish cream
  • Good pinch sea salt
  • Black pepper, to taste
  1. Place leaves in bowl or on 2 individual plates. Arrange all other ingredients on top.
  2. For dressing, place all ingredients in jar and shake until combined.
  3. Drizzle over salad just before serving.


Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding is a naturopath with almost 20 years experience, a mother and a passionate health educator. After many years consulting in a busy practice, lecturing in natural medicine and sharing her knowledge on talkback radio, Georgia decided to reach out and share her passion for holistic health by developing her blog, Well Nourished.
On her website, she shares fad-free health advice and intolerance/allergy-friendly recipes to inspire people to live happy, healthy lives and create delicious food memories.

Georgia’s ebook Rise and Shine: A Well Nourished Breakfast will inspire and guide you to prepare the most important meal of the day in just minutes. Her latest ebook The Well Nourished Lunch Box contains over 50 nut-free, allergy-friendly wholefood sweet and savoury snacks, lunches and meals to inspire you to pack a nourishing lunch box that your kids will love to eat and you will love to make.