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Nantucket Recipe

To escape the Summer heat I went to one of my favorite places to walk on the beach – Nantucket, Mass.  There were a variety of shells, pepples and lots of sand to enjoy. After one of my power walks I enjoyed this salad to fortify myself .  One of the other things I love about Nantucket is the beautiful flowers, especially the Hydreaneas, so I included this photo!  Enjoy all your Summer adventures!

Hearty Summer Salad: Nantucket Style! Serves 4

1 head romaine lettuce, washed and chopped; 1 carrot cut in slices diagonally, 1 stalk celery sliced diagonally, 1 med. red pepper diced, 1 large tomato seeded and sliced, 1/4 cup garbanzo beans, 1 small apple cored and diced, 1/2 jicama sliced, 1 small cucumber sliced, 1/4 cup diced red onion, 1/4 cup raisins, 1/4 cup almonds or walnuts, 1/4 cup parsley chopped. Toss all together and serve with your favorite dressing.

 

 

Creating Balance

Research indicates that many of us establish new goals or resolutions for the New Year but don’t get to starting those goals until months later (March or April). Instead of New Year’s resolutions I propose we seek balance in our lives. In creating balance we focus on feeding out bodies, mind and spirit. Read more…