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3 Laborless Salads that leave you with free time for your labor day festivities!

3 Laborless Salads that leave you with free time for your labor day festivities!

I love this time of year. It's still warm and sunny without the humidity, but I'm savoring what I know, are the last bastions of summer. The farm stands are over flowing with so many colorful vegetables. The bright local and seasonal produce easily led to these salads for my labor day family barbecue. Here are the three super easy, super fresh and delicious salads that I made yesterday to share with you for your labor day, or any day, without the labor!

So by the way, what’s the big deal with heirloom vegetables?
Heirloom seeds are "pure bred" seeds unlike the seeds of hybridized plants. Heirloom produce is more flavorful, sweet, nutritious, and colorful. Not only do these original seeds cost less that hybrid seeds, but they are not genetically engineered, and you can save your own seeds from year to year. That’s the deal.

Heirloom Tomato & Watermelon Salad

 Mise en Place of Heirloom Tomatoes and Watermelon

Mise en Place of Heirloom Tomatoes and Watermelon

 Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad

Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad

Ingredients

1 red, yellow & orange heirlom tomatoes, each
1 C watermelon, cubed
Juice of 1/2 lime
2 Tbs minced fresh basil
Salt  & pepper

Process

  1. Cut tomatoes in wedges, and then in half again.
  2. Add cubed watermelon. 
  3. squeeze lime juice on top.
  4. Toss gently with fresh basil.
  5. Season with salt & pepper and serve.

Organic Sweet Corn & Avocado Salad

 Mise en Place of Corn and Avocado

Mise en Place of Corn and Avocado

 Organic Sweet Corn and Avocado Salad

Organic Sweet Corn and Avocado Salad

Ingredients

2 ears of organic corn
1 avocado, cubed
Juice of 1 lime
1 Tbs olive oil
2 Tbs. minced fresh mint leaves

Process

  1. Cut corn kernals off the cob.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and squeeze lime on top.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and serve.

Heirloom Cauliflower Rice & Pea Salad

 Mise en Place of Heirloom Cauliflower and Peas

Mise en Place of Heirloom Cauliflower and Peas

 Heirloom Cauliflower Rice and Pea Salad

Heirloom Cauliflower Rice and Pea Salad

Ingredients

1/2 head heirloom cauliflower, can mix two or three different color cauliflowers for a confetti effect.
1 C peas, fresh or frozen
5 sundried tomaotes, chopped
2 Tbs hemp seeds
1/2 lemon
1/2 lime
1 tsp. turmeric
2 tsp dried italian herbs
Large pinch salt & pepper
2 Tbs. coconut oil, melted
1 drizzle white truffle oil

Process

  1. In a food processor, blend the cauliflower until it's the size of rice.
  2. In a large bowl add riced cauliflower, peas, hemp seeds and chopped sundried tomatoes.
  3. Add lemon & lime juice, coconut oil, spices, turmeric, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Drizle with white truffle oil over the top
  5. Taste and season to your preference and serve.

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Happy Labor Day and thanks for joining the Rawception!  xx nk


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