Quick and Easy Green Salad Recipe

Heathy Meals Don’t Have To Be Time-Consuming

This recipe is based on preference, and ingredients you have on hand that don’t require cooking. Vegetables such as carrots and beets require more prep time, since you’ll have to either grate or slice them into bite size pieces. The point is to save time without sacrificing nutrition. Choose veggies that are quicker to prepare from the suggested list of ingredients.

SUGGESTED LIST OF INGREDIENTS
  • Beans and Lentils (any type)
  • Salad Greens (any type)
  • Artichoke Hearts (plain, or marinated)
  • Grated Parmesan or Pecorino Romano Cheese
  • Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar or any favorite dressing
  • Walnuts, Sliced Almonds, Sesame Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, Cashews
  • Tomato, Cucumber, Sprouts, Avocado, Bell Pepper, Olives, Onions, Scallions, Radishes
  • Romaine Lettuce, Iceberg Lettuce, Butter Lettuce, Baby Spinach, Salad Mix
  • Canned Tuna or Salmon, Cooked Chicken, Firm Tofu, Feta Cheese
  • Oregano, Basil, Salt, Black Pepper, or any favorite seasoning

PREPARATION
  • No precooking. Just combine ingredients together and add dressing.
  • How much of each ingredient you use depends on your preference.
  • The more produce and beans, the higher the fiber content.
  • Serve with hearty artisan bread.

Cookin’ Healthy With One Foot Out The Door: Quick Meals For Fast Times

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Villa Linguine: Quick Pasta Sauce

Are you in a hurry to eat?  These days most people are. Here are three healthy suggestions for topping your linguine.

Linguine With Marinara Sauce

Italian Style Raw Tomato Sauce:  Place very ripe tomatoes in a blender or food processor.  Add fresh oregano, basil, and salt to taste. Serve over cooked linguine.

To go completely raw, pour raw tomato sauce over raw Zucchini Linguine No Grain Pasta.   Continue reading “Villa Linguine: Quick Pasta Sauce”