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Friday, January 20, 2012

Mediterranean Salade a la tofu


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Plenty of vitamin C in this delicious mix. And here's some other good health news: the parsley is a rich source of antioxidants and even folic acid, which is one of the most important of the B vitamins--important for cardiovascular health. Also assists in preventing colon and cervix cancer. And those delicious tomatoes are extremely nutritious as well--they are antioxidant, even as it pertains to bone health and help to prevent a variety of cancers (breast and prostrate, for example)! Some studies have linked tomatoes with a decreased like of neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer's. . . So eat up and enjoy the health treat you're giving your body.


What you need:

  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup diced seedless cucumber, (1/4 medium)
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

How to make:

  1. Combine tomatoes, cucumber, scallions, parsley, olives, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper in a medium bowl; toss gently to mix. Serve within 1 hour.

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