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  • Watercress, Melon, and Almond Salad

    3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    1 teaspoon sweetener (plam sugar, raw honey, or xylitol) 
    1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
    1/4 cup vegetable oil
    2 bunches watercress 
    2 1/2 cups cubed cantaloupe 
    1/3 cup sliced almonds 

    In a large bowl, whisk together lime juice, sweetener, and ginger root. Slowly add vegetable oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add 2 bunches (or as much as you like) watercress, trimmed and chopped, cantaloupe, and almonds. Mix salad and serve immediately.