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Menu Plan for Spring I: Week 12, Monday

Salad / Creamy Dressing, Tuna, Walnuts, Cheese

Cooking time: 15 minutes for menu        Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     One of the pleasures and benefits of seasonal cooking is summer salads that require none.... cooking, that is.  Make the dressing, assemble the salad and eat.  For heartier appetites, add some bread with the salad or summer fruit for dessert. 

Salad with Creamy Dressing, Tuna, Walnuts and Cheese

Total time: 15 minutes
  This is a light, heart-healthy summer salad, with walnuts, greens, and a tangy dressing made with Greek Yogurt, reminiscent of 'Ranch', but lower in calories and all natural.

Salad with Creamy Dressing, Tuna, Walnuts and Cheese Ingredients:

 Instructions:

 Note: This will keep a week... And makes a great dip for raw veggies.

Cooking schedule: 15 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
tongs, scissors, small bowl, salad bowl, salad
spinner, whisk
Wash greens, spin dry
Snip herbs
Mix yogurt, mustard, vinegar
Whisk in oil
Slice celery

Cut tomatoes in half
Open, drain tuna
Put greens, celery in salad bowl
Add some dressing, toss
Taste, adjust if needed
Arrange tuna on salad
Arrange tomatoes, walnuts
Sprinkle with cheese
Drizzle with a bit more dressing and
Serve