Salad–Hold the Lettuce!

Beautiful pictures, and healthy salad inspiration – who needs more? Excuse me, I’m off to buy some ingredients. 🙂

The Sweet and Savory Bite

You’ve been living a lie. You do not need to put lettuce of any type in your salad! Try this chopped salad for a refreshing change of pace!


  • 1/2 red, orange or yellow pepper
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 7-8 Campari Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • Juice from 1/2 lime
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley, dill, mint or basil

There isn’t much to making a salad. The ingredients are chopped and tossed together. The only way you can go wrong in making a salad is if you chose the wrong ingredients or you over dress the salad!

Let’s chat briefly about my ingredient selection:

1. The peppers–I never buy green peppers. They bore me. Red, yellow, orange peppers–they are sweeter and add some great color to your salad.DSC_0755

2. Tomatoes–I go with Campari tomatoes. These are those tomatoes that are small in size–larger than…

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About dfolstad58

I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. I try to respond personally to every comment on my blog, and in this way I hope to get to know my readers a little bit and and am able to thank readers for their encouragement on what they liked and suggestions on what they would like to see me try in order to improve.
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