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Five Awesome Mom Salads

My own version of Caprese Salad...

My own version of Caprese Salad…

I love summer food. Especially salads. Fresh and colorful, summer produce and meats on the grill are delicious additions to an otherwise plain salad. My favorite salads are the those made from fresh ingredients. Following are some of my favorite summer salads (first one is my own version, the others come from great sources). These can be really easy if you are already grilling out chicken, steak or salmon. Just add the meat to the salad and you’ve got protein to boot!! I call these mom salads because even if the rest of the family doesn’t share our love for veggies and are content with the meat from the grill…we can create great salads to enjoy as a main course.

1. Whitney’s Caprese Salad

Ingredients: mozzarella balls, roma tomatoes, red onion, fresh garlic, fresh basil, edamame, salt and pepper, olive oil.

Chop garlic, onion, tomatoes, and basil. Combine all indredients and mix. Sprinkle with olive oil (be generous) and salt and pepper. Chill and serve with fresh bread! YUM.

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2. Grilled Sirloin Salad

3 . Herby Cucumber Salad

4. Heirloom Tomato and Beet Salad

5. Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Be Healthy! Enjoy Summer. Laugh.


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