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A few summer salads…

Quinoa salad with fresh corn, avocado, tomatoes and lime
1 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
half avocado, diced
1 cup grape tomates, halved
1 ear of cooked corn, kernels off cob
1 lime
1/2 tsp cumin
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Spinach salad with Jersey peaches, pecans and raspberry maple dressing
4 cups spinach
1/2 jersey peach, diced
1/2 cup pecans
1/4 cup raspberries
2 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
Directions: In a bowl add spinach, diced peaches and pecans.  Set aside. In a small bowl, add raspberries and crush with a fork.  Add in maple syrup, olive oil and lemon.  Whisk to combine.  Toss dressing with salad and serve.
Chopped cucumber, tomato, olive and chickpea salad
1 cucumber, diced
1 cup of grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup chickpeas
1/2 cup olives, chopped
1/2 cup marinated artichokes, chopped
1 ear of cooked corn, kernels cut from cob
1/2 avocado, diced
1/4 cup basil, chiffonade
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp fresh lemon
salt and pepper to taste
Kale Avocado Salad with Artichokes and Olives

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