If you're looking for a tasty dish to serve over the holiday weekend, try this:
(It is suggested to use ingredients that are organic, wild-caught and hormone and antibiotic-free)
2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup baby spinach leaves or romaine lettuce torn into bite-sized pieces
1 small green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cucumber, chopped
1/2 red onion, sliced
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/3 cup Greek or Kalamata olives
2 tsp. finely chopped fresh oregano
3 Tbsp. chopped fresh Italian parsley
1 - 6 ounce piece feta, quartered
1/2 cup chickpeas
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
8-12 ounces gilled chicken, salmon or shrimp
Whisk the olive oil, lemon juice and garlic together in a small bowl. Set aside. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a large wooden salad bowl. Add the dressing and gently toss until all ingredients are coated or serve separately. Plate and enjoy!
Makes 2 generous servings.
Please take a moment to reflect and remember those who have built our country and have fought to maintain our freedoms....religious, philosophical, written, spoken, music, books -- our every-day choices. We are grateful to those in service to our country.
Happy 4th, everyone!