Simply Salads of fresh vegetables and fruit combined can be the center of lunch or part of an elaborate dinner. Fresh vegetables and fruit can show up in the whole meal or menu. Check out the menu below.
A trip to the local farmer’s market makes a bountiful supply of fresh vegetables and fruit for gourmet and ordinary cooking. Road side stands, city markets, farmer’s markets, co-operative groceries and big name grocery stores are teeming with produce. Check out your community to find the foods for healthy eating.
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Select a recipe from each of the following list of foods to plan a menu for dinner.
Appetizer: Celery and carrot sticks, pineapple chunks and strawberries
Bread: Sweet Potato & Cranberry Nut Bread or Sweet Wheat Bread
Soup: Summer Vegetable Soup or Corn and Mushroom Chowder
Salad: Cabbage Apple Slaw or Vegetable Fusilli Salad
Entree: Asparagus Tart or Collard Greens, Corn and Tortilla Strata
Vegetable: Braised Carrots & Fennel, Savory Baked Corn
Dessert: Chocolate Cake or Apple Cobbler
Snack: Molasses Cookies or Grand Canyon Hermit Cookies
How about quick and easy salads?
Simply Salads by cookbookinabox®
Tomato, avocado and large pitted black olives are sprinkled with lime juice. To add more color serve it on a bed of romaine lettuce or spinach. Need more veggies, try chopping scallions on top. Serve with your favorite salad dressing. Asparagus Tart and this simple salad would make a good luncheon or brunch meal.
Red Bartlett pear and a naval orange are diced with chopped red onion, feta cheese and chopped walnuts on top. Anjou or Bosc pears, pecans or even add dried cranberries or cherries for another quick simple salad. Use a sweet vinaigrette dressing. The Microwaved Steamed Salmon with Bok Choy is an easy entree to serve with Simply Salads by cookbookinabox.
Salad or dessert, a little of each, a layered fruit salad of green grapes halves, pineapple chunks, diced navel oranges and sprinkling of toast almonds and coconut flakes on top. The juice provide its own dressing. This simple salad would be a sweet ending to the Corn and Mushroom Chowder.
As cooks, we sometimes get so caught up trying to give the best tasting gourmet dinner and an stunning eye-appealing presentation we get overwhelmed and frazzled. Try some of the suggested Simply Salads by cookbookinabox® with any of the Recent Recipes listed on the side.
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