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Watermelon + Feta Deliciousness!

I’m not so sure this one even needs a recipe.  It’s simple to throw together, refreshing in the heat and the pretty presentation always wows guests!  Just cube up fresh seedless watermelon, top with a piece of feta and a mini basil leaf, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with sea salt and voila!  Now the only trick is keeping everyone’s fingers out of them until company arrives!


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Easy Tomato Salad

Out of avoidance of the grocery store during “rush hour” (you know what I am talking about – the swamped aisles when everyone’s just left work and is buying everything just because their hungry after a long day), I whipped together this healthy tomato salad for dinner last night.

The recipe is simple… Tomatoes from the garden, a drizzle of olive oil, thinly sliced red onion, a crumbling of feta and some fresh basil.


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Spring Salad with Fried Feta

I am still picking all those delicious greens from the garden and have been concocting all sorts of interesting salads. Here is one I made for dinner the other night that was fast and quite tasty!

Spring Salad with Fried Feta
mesclun greens
asparagus spears
English peas
large pieces of feta cheese
1 cup bread crumbs (preferably fresh)

salt and pepper (for seasoning bread crumbs)
1 egg
oil for frying
vinaigrette of choice (I used the Honey-Roasted Almond recipe I made the other day)

Wash lettuce then assemble all things green.

Heat the oil over medium heat. Whisk the egg in a small bowl until slightly frothy. Dip cheese in egg and then coat with seasoned bread crumbs. Fry in oil for about 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Toss salad with vinaigrette. Top with fried cheese and…



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