Skin Beauty Avocado Salad

This beauty salad combines many ingredients vital for good skin health including avocado, nuts and leafy greens.
Prep Time: 20 mins


  • 1 zucchini sliced into 1/2 cm discs
  • Olive oil for brushing
  • 2 tablespoons unhulled tahini
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • Water
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 230 g cooked chickpeas or one tin
  • 2 large handfuls baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 avocado diced
  • 1 small handful almonds soaked in water overnight


  • Lightly brush the zucchini slices with olive oil and grill on a pan for a couple of minutes on each side. Set aside.
  • Combine tahini, lemon juice and grated garlic in a small bowl. Add enough water to form a smooth, runny dressing, then season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Place the chickpeas in a bowl and coat them with the tahini dressing.
  • Add the baby spinach leaves, top with diced avocado and the zucchini slices.
  • Stir well to combine.
  • Sprinkle with soaked almonds (or seeds of choice).

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