Zesty Summer Salad

Whenever the summer time rolls around I find myself craving fresh and bright flavors. Maybe because it’s been so hot & humid here, but the thought of a crisp, cold salad makes my mouth water. But when traditional summer salad fixin’s like tomatoes, peppers, and cheese are eliminated, what can you mix into a salad?

Well, I’ve got you covered. There are so many beautiful AIP-compliant summer veggies available, that you won’t even miss those other toppings. I like to build my salads with a variety of textures & flavors, I think this is the key to a yummy plate. 

This salad has a nice crunch from fresh fennel, a little bitterness from the radicchio, a hint of sweetness from the fresh strawberries, and a nice little tang from the capers. Top this off with my easy lemon vinaigrette, and you’ve got yourself a mouth watering salad! 

 

Zesty Summer Salad

Ingredients:

2 cups mixed greens

⅓ cup finely shaved fresh fennel bulb

1 cup shredded radicchio

¼ sliced fresh strawberries

1 TBS capers

⅓ cup easy lemon vinaigrette

 

Directions:

Mix together the greens, fennel, radicchio, strawberries, and capers into a bowl and top with the lemon vinaigrette. Toss to combine and serve immediately.

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Jesse St. Jean

Jesse St. Jean

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