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Enjoy your mixed greens salad: Citrus vinaigrette is like tasting sunshine

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Give your mouth a burst of sunshine with a light and tangy citrus vinaigrette salad dressing. It will be like tasting a little bit of sunshine in every bite. Citrus is tasty and very aromatic so it will tempt a few more of your senses as you enjoy your salad. A variety of mixed greens, some chopped or sliced vegetables such as peppers, tomatoes, radishes and zucchini will provide roughage, a nutritious and healthy salad as well as provide some of the foods from at least three different food groups.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of fresh orange juice or tangerine juice
  • 2 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 1 minced clove of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl whisk together all the ingredients and pour into a cruet or directly over salad greens.
  2. Enjoy!

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Jackson residents can shop at any of these local grocery stores: Pick’n Save or Wal-mart for all the ingredients needed for this recipe.

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