Salad Tuesday March 20, 2018

SKINNY BROCCOLI SALAD WITH A POPPY SEED DRESSING

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Today we have more blueberries in the form of a salad

Ingredients

Poppy Seed Dressing

  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt, plain
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon poppy seeds

Salad

  • 1 1/2 pounds broccoli florets
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 large apple, diced

Instructions

  1. Mix together the ingredients for the dressing, and set aside. In a large bowl toss together the broccoli, blueberries and apples. Pour the dressing over the top,and toss to coat. Refrigerate for at least and hour prior to serving.

     

Recipe from: https://www.everydaymadefresh.com/skinny-broccoli-salad-poppy-seed-dressing/

Dinner Friday March 16, 2018

ROASTED GARLIC ASPARAGUS AND MUSHROOMS

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Here we have a nice healthy dinner side.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • 5 large white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Wash and prepare the vegetables. Cut off woody ends of the asparagus and cut into 2 inch pieces. Add to a medium-sized roasting pan.
  3. Slice mushrooms and add to pan.
  4. Add garlic, salt and pepper. Drizzle olive oil and toss to coat.
  5. Roast for 35 minutes.

Provided by: https://www.aheadofthyme.com/2015/12/roasted-garlic-asparagus-and-mushrooms/

Watermelon Basil Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup watermelon
  • 1 cup kale (cut into ribbons/slaw-style)
  • 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 5 leaves basil
  • 1/4 onion
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper

Directions:

  • Wash kale, tomatoes, and basil under cold water – this keeps them crisp and fresh!
  • Julienne the kale [click here for a quick video on how to do this]
  • Cut cherry tomatoes in half
  • Cut watermelon into cubes
  • Julienne the basil
  • Slice the onion
  • Combine the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and salt and pepper – adjust to your preferred taste
  • Toss all the ingredients together – voila!

 

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