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Rainbow Salad

Rainbow Salad

Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup

Colors of the rainbow foods, or superfoods, have long been thought to have disease-preventing properties.  Bell peppers are thought to help in the prevention of heart disease, strokes, and blood clots. 

1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
1 green bell pepper, cut into strips
6 radishes, thinly sliced
1 small red onion, quartered, thinly sliced
1 small cucumber, cut in half and thinly sliced
1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles (optional)

Combine all ingredients in a salad bowl, toss to combine, drizzle with Honey-Lemon Dressing (below), and top with blue cheese crumbles, if desired.

Nutritional Data
Calories: 94
Total Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 8mg
Sodium: 166mg
Carbohydrates: 12g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Sugars: 5g
Protein: 4g
 
Honey-Lemon Dressing:

Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe

Colors of the rainbow foods, or superfoods, have long been thought to have disease-preventing properties.  Bell peppers are thought to help in the prevention of heart disease, strokes, and blood clots. 

2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Salt to taste

Combine ingredients in blender, and blend until smooth.  Refrigerate until ready to use. 

Nutritional Data
Calories: 93
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 1mg
Carbohydrates: 9g
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Sugars: 9g
Protein: 0g


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