Choose greens that are clean and fresh. Avoid wilted or discolored greens. Greens include turnip, mustard, collard, and kale.
Peanut Butter Banana Nut Salad
-1 tablespoon peanut butter
-1 tablespoon honey
-1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
-2 tablespoons lemon juice
-2 cups shredded lettuce
-1/4 cup chopped peanuts
Makes 4 servings.
1. In a small bowl, stir together thepeanut butter and honey. Blend in mayonnaise or salad dressing.
2. Cut bananas in half lengthwise; dip in lemon juice.
3. Arrange banana halves on shredded lettuce in salad dishes.
4. Spread peanut butter mixture over bananas; sprinkle with nuts.
Salad with Blue Cheese and Walnuts
-2 cups mesclun or mixed salad greens
-1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
-2 T blue cheese, crumbled
-1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
-1/8 cup white wine vinegar
-1/8 cup olive oil
-3 small garlic cloves finely minced or pressed.
-salt & pepper to taste
-one or two drops of hot sauce
Toss salad greens, walnuts and blue cheese together. Whisk together all dressing ingredients. Pour over salad. Toss and serve.