If you are looking for a meal for a hot summer day, you needn’t look further! Along with being tasty and good for you, this salad (including the dressing) is simple and quick to prepare.
It seems like we have been eating a lot of meat lately so to change things up, our protein source in this salad is found in the combination of rice and beans. The optional toppings are marked such because my husband isn’t a fan of pumpkin seeds while I didn’t want to top mine with tortilla chips getting my bit of crunch from the pumpkin seeds and the Thrive sweet corn. But that being said, you can use both the seeds and chips if you so desire!
Just look at all those greens! Yum! This salad recipe can easily be adapted to suit your fancy. Add more or less of anything you like.
Since it is just the two of us (sadly my child isn’t a fan of green things unless it is hidden in a smoothie), I opted out of putting the salad dressing on the entire salad. The salad and dressing will keep better for the next day if kept separate. But if you have a big group, it may be easier to mix the dressing in before serving for convenience.
A Hot Summer’s Day
A little power slide on the freshly cut grass.
Later on we ventured out to a drive-in movie to see a double feature of Turbo and Despicable Me 2. It was our little man’s first time and our second, both of us going once when we were really young. Our little man wasn’t too interested in the show, but thanks to Baby Einstein on our phone, we were able to watch both features. (o:
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