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Kid-friendly Salads

Five summer salads made just for kids, but moms love them too.

Cabbage Apple Salad
2 c. shredded cabbage (I buy bagged coleslaw for this)
3 apples, seeded and chopped. any color
2 T dried cranberries
2 T sliced almonds

Dressing

1/2 c. light mayo (I used Light Best Foods)
2 T sugar
1/8 c. white vinegar
§ 1 TBL poppy seeds

Spinach Poppyseed Vinagrette
1 bunch romaine lettuce, washed and chopped
1 bunch spinach leaves, washed and chopped
1 bunch green leaf lettuce, washed and chopped
2 cans mandarin oranges, drained
1/2 c. dried cranberries or pomegranate seeds
1/2 red onion, chopped
5 ounces pecans (plain. Optional way to include pecans is roasted with 1/4 cup butter
and 1/4 cup brown sugar. Baked in oven at 400 degrees for 8 minutes (or until butter and
brown sugar begins to brown.
Dressing:

1/2 c.oil
1/4 c. sugar
1/4 c. apple cider vinegar
1/2 T dry mustard
1/4 t. salt
1 tablespoon poppy seeds

Pepper Rainbow Salad
1 Zucchini, chopped
1/4 red onion, chopped
1 tomato, chopped
1 orange bell pepper, chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
Italian Dressing
Feta cheese

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and chill until ready to eat (at least 1 hour or longer)
Triple Bean Salad Salsa
3 tomatoes, sliced and chopped
2 avocados diced

2 c. black eyed peas
1/8- ¼ c. zesty Italian dressing

Slowly stir all ingredients together. Served with baked corn chips, or eat with a spoon!

Classic Salad Bar
cherry tomatoes
peppers
chopped chicken (leftover from Sunday’s dinner)
carrots
cheese
hard boiled eggs
black beans
Romaine lettuce
Green leaf lettuce
Iceberg lettuce
Pineapple
Homemade croutons
Homemade lime dressing:

2 T lime
2 T light sour cream
2 t. diion style mustard
2 T chopped parsley
1/2 c. olive oil
1 t. sugar
pinch of salt

Amy Roskelley

Super Healthy Kids

Teaching Kids and Parents Healthy Habits for Life

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