It’s National Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Month

Vegetable Salade recipeIf you’re not a big fruit or veggie fan, maybe National Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Month can kickstart your healthy living plan! It’s almost summer and everyone wants to lose a couple of pounds… so why not eat healthier? brings us a 7 Vegetable Salad Recipe which makes eating healthy tasty…

1 cup cut fresh green beans

1 cup fresh sugar snap peas

1 cup sliced yellow summer squash

1 cup sliced zucchini

1/2 cup julienned onion

2 small tomatoes, seeded and chopped

1 cup coarsely grated carrots

2/3 cup reduced-fat Italian salad dressing

4 teaspoons minced chives

2 teaspoons dried basil

How to make:

In a saucepan, bring 2 in. of water to a boil. Add beans, peas, yellow squash, zucchini and onion. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; rinse with cold water and pat dry.

Place vegetables in a bowl; add the remaining ingredients. Gently stir to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 12 servings.


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