Friday, August 17, 2012

Summer Food

Between the garden* & farmer's market^ I've been enjoying a lot of simple meals, especially for lunch. 

Exhibit A: Served with hummus, blue chips, carrot sticks*, and watermelon^ for mommy & baby swim date with a friend

1/2 can black beans, drained & rinsed
1 small red onion*, diced
grape tomatoes*, cut in quarters
1/2 cucumber^, peeled, seeded & cut into chunks
parsley*, chopped

Mix. Add juice of 1/2 lime.  Add salt, pepper, olive oil to taste

Exhibit B: Lunch at work with side of sweet potato chips & handful of almonds.

1/2 can black beans, drained & rinsed
yellow grape tomatoes*, cut into halves
1 small red onion*, diced
1/4 C. peas*

Mix. Add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, pepper, olive oil.

Exhibit C: Lunch with my dad. Served on the cutting board.

1 large Jersey tomato^
1 avocado
1/2 cucumber^, peeled

Slice. Add salt & pepper. Drizzle with olive oil.

It's hard to believe how quickly summer is slipping away....

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