Wednesday, July 17, 2013

July Green Salad - A Vibrant and Zesty Meal for Your Eyes

This salad features the best green vegetables for eye nutrition. The herbs give it a vibrant and intense flavor. Use local fresh herbs and vegetables for the greatest nutritional benefit.

Salad ingredients:
2 cups romaine lettuce
2 cups baby spinach
1 cup raw broccoli florets
1 cup green peppers, sliced
1 cup green beans, steamed and sliced
½ cup fresh basil, chopped
½ cup fresh dill, chopped
½ cup fresh parsley, chopped

Dressing ingredients:
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste

1. Wash all ingredients thoroughly. Mix together in a large salad bowl.
2. In a small bowl or jar, mix well all ingredients of dressing.
3. Add dressing to salad. Toss and enjoy immediately.

Serves 4-8

Eye Nutrients: Lutein and zeaxanthin, vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamin E, fiber

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