10 Minute Fruit & Cheese Salad


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Image by Paul at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 

Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup green seedless grapes
  • 3 fresh (or dried) apricots, cut into eighths
  • 3 dried figs, sliced medium thick
  • 1/2 lb mixed salad greens
  • 2 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • 3 oz goat or gorgonzola cheese
  • optional: 1/4 lb sliced, precooked turkey breast, cut     into bite-size pieces

Directions:

  1. Toss all ingredients, except cheese, together. Top with     goat or gorgonzola cheese.

Serves 2

Recipe from WHFoods.org

 

Healthy Vegetable Sallad

 
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Image by KEKO64 at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 
 

Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 2 oz low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup cucumber slices
  • 1/2 cup tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup avocado, diced
  • 1 cup garbanzo beans
  • 1/2 cup crimini mushrooms
  • 3 TBS sunflower seeds

Dressing

  • 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Combine all ingredients. Toss with olive oil and lemon juice. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 1

Recipe by WHFoods.org

 

Mediterranean Tomato Salad

 
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Image by tiramisustudio at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 
 

Prep and Cook Time: 5 minutes

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped into large pieces
  • 1  medium  red onion, sliced thin
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 TBS lemon juice or vinegar
  • 3 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

Optional:

  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 6  olives, chopped
  • 2 tsp  capers
  • Anchovies (use however much suits your palate)

Directions:

1.    Slice onions and mince garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out their health-promoting benefits.

2.    Combine and toss all ingredients. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 2

Recipe by WHFoods.org