Avocado Papaya Salad


  • 1 ruby red grapefruit, peeled
  • 2 large avocados, peeled, pitted, chopped
  • 1 small papaya, peeled, pitted, chopped
  • 1 bag of romaine lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Pink Himalayan Crystals and black pepper, to taste


  1. Segment the peeled grapefruit by using a small knife to separate the skin from the flesh.
  2. Combine with avocados, papaya, and lettuce in a medium bowl.
  3. Toss gently.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, and seasonings.
  5. Pour over avocado, papaya, grapefruit, and lettuce mixture
  6. Toss gently to coat and serve.
Note: Feel free to make this salad your own by adding fruits and veggies of your choice.

Author: Sherrice Sledge-Thomas

Sherrice Sledge-Thomas is the founder and Chief Visionary Officer at Herb Culture University. She's known as the Suburban Herbalista because her place of residence along with her life experiences have shaped her unique brand of herbalism. Sherrice's herbal studies are rooted in experiences with her "rootworking" grandmother and a host of wise women in her community. To compliment her grassroots herbalist education, she earned a Health Coaching certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts with a focus on Women's Studies from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Franklin University with a focus on Organizational Leadership and Management. Over the years, she's obtained a variety of certifications in the learning, leadership development, and change management space to compliment her holistic health work. This is the reason many of her certification programs and workshops incorporate elements of strategic planning and execution. Sherrice is the mother of three handsome young men. She enjoys meditation, yoga, and free-spirited dancing.

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