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Makes: 2 cups
Prep time: 10 minutes
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Personal Salad in a Bag
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Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

SALAD (1.5 cups total per person)
leafy green vegetables, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, onions, garlic, avocadoes, grated or diced cheese, cooked beans
DRESSING
1 teaspoon
bottled dressing; or mix together the following:
1⁄2 teaspoon
vegetable oil
1⁄2 teaspoon
lemon juice or vinegar
1 pinch
of salt and pepper
TOOLS
1
closable plastic bag
can opener (if using canned food)
cutting board
knife (for vegetables)

Directions

  1. Wash all fresh foods. Tear or cut any foods that are larger than a quarter.
  2. Place food for salad in plastic bag. Add dressing to bag.
  3. Close opening of bag securely. Shake bag well.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Serving Size: 
1 1/2 cups
Nutritional Label: 
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  • sliced peaches
  • a glass of low-fat milk
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Kids Can!
Tab 4 Content: 

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it.

Show kids how to:

  • Wash and dry veggies
  • Choose which veggies they want in their salad
  • Mix homemade salad dressing by shaking in sealed container

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