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The Perfect Summer Salad

This Mango Strawberry Pecan salad is perfect for summer! It is really simple to put together and is delicious.

Mango Strawberry Pecan Salad

Serves 6

Ingredients:

2 cups chopped romaine lettuce

2 cups baby spinach, stems removed

1 mango, diced into cubes

1 cup sliced strawberries

1/4 cup feta cheese

1/4 cup pecans

Balsamic vinaigrette

Directions:

In a serving bowl or on a platter start with the greens. Then top with the mango, strawberries, pecans, and feta. 

Serve with balsamic vinaigrette dressing on the side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): 100 calories, 6 grams fat, 1.5 grams saturated fat, 5 milligrams cholesterol, 470 milligrams sodium, 15 grams carbohydrate, 2 grams fiber, 9 grams sugar, 2 grams protein

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Simple Summer Tasty & Quick Recipes

When it comes to hot summer nights you're in need of quick and tasty recipes! Here are some of my go-to super simple favorites for summer.

Crispy Parmesan Broccoli

Toss 4 cups broccoli florets with 1/4 cup whole wheat panko brad crumbs, 2 teaspoons garlic powder, and 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese. Roast for 15 - 20 minutes at 425 degrees F. 

Toss 4 cups broccoli florets with 1/4 cup whole wheat panko brad crumbs, 2 teaspoons garlic powder, and 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese. Roast for 15 - 20 minutes at 425 degrees F. 

Roasted Summer Veggies

Slice a zucchini, summer squash, and add 1 cup green beans, 1 cup broccoli florets, 5 cloves of garlic minced, and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Toss together and roast for 25 - 30 minutes at 425 degrees F. 

Slice a zucchini, summer squash, and add 1 cup green beans, 1 cup broccoli florets, 5 cloves of garlic minced, and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Toss together and roast for 25 - 30 minutes at 425 degrees F. 

Garlic Green Beans

Wash and trim green bean. Then place on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and 2 teaspoons of garlic powder. Roast for 13 - 15 minutes at 425 degrees F. 

Wash and trim green bean. Then place on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and 2 teaspoons of garlic powder. Roast for 13 - 15 minutes at 425 degrees F. 

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