Mom and I would spend quiet mornings together doing housework and errands in town.
Even when I started school it was half day so I still got another year of time alone with mom, forever tying me to her apron strings.
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Not Your Usual Side Salad
fresh from the garden or market vegetables can get boring if you are always
eating the same kind of salad.Switch it
up with a Broccoli Salad.Dark green
vegetables are a good healthy source of fiber and vitamins.
doesn’t take much time to make this.If
you have a food processor it will take even less time to chop those fresh
veggies.I even make the bacon in
advance by making extra for breakfast and storing the left overs in a Ziploc bag
in the fridge for use at a later time.Plus like any other salad it is very versatile, you can omit or add any
ingredients you dislike or like.
¾ pound bacon, cooked and ready to
2 heads broccoli, cut into florets
or smaller pieces
½ cup red onion, chopped
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped (or sunflower seeds, or almonds)
1 cup carrot, grated
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup honey
3 tbsp. cup apple cider vinegar
Salt and ground black pepper to
Place broccoli, carrot, onion, cranberries,
peas, nuts, and bacon in a large bowl. In a large mason jar combine mayonnaise, honey, and vinegar
together. Shake and pour dressing over broccoli mixture and toss to coat. Season with salt and black pepper.Refrigerate for an hour or so.Store leftovers in refrigerator.
You can replace bacon with pancetta or ham Replace cranberries, with other dried fruit such as cherries, blueberries or raisins Carrot is optional
Swap red onion out by using shallot
Swap out the dressing for whatever you prefer Try adding shredded cheese Add some fresh diced apple or pear
Use your favorite kind of nuts or seeds: almonds, pecans, walnuts, sunflower, chia, etc.