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August 2018

Wheat Berry Salad with Watermelon and Arugula

Wheat Berry Salad with Watermelon and Arugula

An intriguing combination of sweet watermelon and tangy arugula makes for a refreshing summer salad! The cucumber slices and sunflower seeds add crunch, and it is finished with fresh mint. Wheat berries provide a nutty flavor and chewy texture, but other whole grains can be used to make this salad- try quinoa, farro or brown rice. 

Mediterranean Bean Salad

Mediterranean Bean Salad

A variation of a traditional three-bean salad, this recipe combines legumes and locally grown green beans with crunchy radishes for a flavorful picnic dish! Dried beans provide folate, iron, potassium, selenium, dietary fiber and a range of antioxidants. The salad is finished with a fresh herbs and an olive oil and vinegar dressing.

No-Pasta Mediterranean Zucchini Salad

No-Pasta Mediterranean Zucchini Salad

This fresh and colorful summer salad features uncooked “zoodles”.  Other suggested add-ins for the salad include bell peppers, toasted pine nuts, wilted spinach or chick peas.

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