The hot days of summer are the perfect time for a cool and luscious salad. Whether you pull a fresh tomato and cucumber from your garden, or buy the latest harvest at the farmer’s market, today let’s look at some delicious and easy summer salads. Click the title or photo of each salad to go to the recipe.Read More
Colorful berries are powerhouses of antioxidant power that are both tasty and healthy for you. The little jewels of summer like strawberries, blueberries, raspberries are available in most areas throughout the year. Frozen berries make every type of berry easily accessible to add flavor and punch to your diet. They are good for your gastrointestinal health, your heart, and help keep your mind alert. In fact, one landmark study shows that just one cup of berries provides all the disease-fighting antioxidants you need in a single day.
Summer is a time when I indulge in lots of green salads and fresh fruit. Today’s salad is Avocado & Strawberry Salad with mixed baby lettuce leaves, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, onions, and edible flowers. Sweet strawberries and creamy avocado make a great combination. Mix in baby greens and edible flowers and it becomes a salad to remember. You can easily personalize it to fit your taste by changing greens to spinach or what’s in season. Cheese and pecans are optional for great crunch and taste. Top it with balsamic vinaigrette.