Well it’s the first warm day since our freakish early spring weather in March, and I must say, it feels faaaaabuloussss! It’s amazing how the weather can affect your mood so drastically! So in celebration of the nice weather I whipped up a few fun summer salads that I saw on Pinterest and re-created. I will be making both of these again very soon!
Flirty caprese salad (Recipe from Savory Sweet Life)
- Fresh basil leaves
- Cherry tomatoes
- Mozzarella balls
- Olive oil
- Balsamic vinegar
Cut cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls in half and place in serving bowl. Chop basil leaves into strips or small pieces. Drizzle 3 parts oil 1 part balsamic vinegar and a few shakes of S&P. Stir to mix and serve.
Flirty garbage salad (Recipe by Authentic Suburban Gourmet)
- 1 Avocado
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes
- 1/2 Cucumber
- 1/2 small red onion
- 1/2 cup of frozen corn, heated
- Optional 1/3 cup of feta cheese (I left this out and it was absolutely fine without it)
- 1/3 bunch of chopped cilantro
- 3 Tablespoons of olive oil
- 1 Tablespoon sherry vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
- Dash of S&P
Chop veggies and toss in a serving bowl. Combine dressing ingredients and whisk in a small bowl. Once thoroughly combined, pour over veggies and mix.