August 8th, 2012
I didn’t plant a big garden this year — I simplified. I bought an heirloom beefsteak tomato plant and a red bell pepper plant and some sage. I was going to add to my little collection but time got away from me, and that’s okay. I still have the farmer’s market and frozen veggies.
Giant salads are one of my all-time favorite meals in the hotter months. I mix-and-match a little of everything for a rainbow-colored salad I enjoy time and again.
Today as I pondered over the beautiful flowers that are blooming, the wild bunnies and squirrels running to and fro in my country yard, I enjoyed one of those salads. It isn’t any special recipe. Just throw a little of this and that and you, too, can savor a summer salad.
I simply took a base of leaf lettuce and topped it with the following:
- raw chopped broccoli
- frozen corn
- frozen peas
- frozen bell pepper
- black beans
- sea salt
- organic coconut oil
- half of a leftover beef burger, chopped
- sprinkled with a few real bacon bits
This salad was immensely delicious and satisfying. I’ll definitely have another tomorrow.
What is your favorite summer food? Or combination? Do tell!