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Mixed Greens

It's been one more hot day in the Fraser Valley. Record breaking temperatures.
The only thing that I can think of making is a fresh salad with all our garden vegetables.
This has been one of my favorite's this summer. It's simple, quick and has a kick to it and will be one of the first salads on the guys list. They all love bacon.
This comes from the kitchen of Steff, a younger friend of mine who's always trying something new. If I need a quick appetizer, I can count on her and now I have a good collection of recipes/appetizers on hand.

Mixed Greens
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 2 peppers red/green/yellow/orange
  • 1 pkg bacon fried and chopped
  • 1 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds

Prepare the lettuces together in a bowl and add the remaining ingredient on top.
Toss the last two ingredients together and toss on top just before serving.
I pour the dressing over and then mix it up slightly.
I love the colorful display, so I don't mix to much, rather let it soak through the leaves.

  • 1/2 cup virgin olive oil
  • 4 fresh garlic cloves
  • 7 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • salt/pepper to taste
Mix together and pour just before serving.

Make it ahead of time and take it along to the beach.


  1. This lools delicious..and I have lots of spinach that's ready to eat in the garden!

  2. I'm with you...serving alot of salads and fruits these past two weeks. Kathy

  3. What a pretty salad. My hubby would love this too.

  4. Hmmm...I am at the beach...and this salad would go over real well right about now! Looks good.

  5. Looks so refreshing. Yum that dressing sounds garlicky good!!


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