In honor of World Health Day on April 7th , take advantage of all the resources we are blessed with in this country to improve health and fitness. One way you can get and stay in shape is by monitoring portion size and eating an abundance of fruits and vegetables.
½ cup seeded and diced cucumber, ½ cup grated carrots, ½ cup chopped red onion, ½ cup diced strawberries, ½ cup diced pineapple, ½ cup diced papaya, ½ cup diced mango, 1 15-oz. can black beans – drained and rinsed, 1 tbsp. Litehouse Food’s Cilantro, 2 tbsp. Litehouse Food’s Jalapeno, 2 tbsp. 1 tbsp. Litehouse Food’s Spring Onions, 2 head washed and dried baby romaine lettuce leaves, 2 oz. Litehouse Food’s Feta Cheese Crumbles, 1 oz. snow pea shoots, 4 oz. Litehouse Food’s Huckleberry Vinaigrette (extra for dipping),
1. In large bowl, toss together cucumber, carrots, red onion, strawberries, pineapple, papaya, mango, black beans, cilantro, jalapeno and spring onions. 2. Stir in Huckleberry Vinaigrette and allow mixture to sit for five minutes so herbs rehydrate. 3. Add a spoonful of fruit and vegetable mixture to the center of lettuce leaf. Repeat for remaining lettuce leaves and mixture. 4. Sprinkle feta cheese on top of mixture and garnish with snow pea shoots. 5. Serve with additional Huckleberry Vinaigrette for dipping. *Tip: The fruit and veggie mixture also makes a great topping on pork, chicken and mild fish.