With summer right around the corner its time to push our winter stock pots and dutch ovens to the rear of our kitchen cabinets, and bust out the salad bowls.
The great thing about salad is its not just a bowl of lettuce. A salad can take many shapes, textures, colors and millions of variations.
Personally i prefer pasta salads with a variety of fresh vegetables, a little parmesan and mozzarella cheese, lots of Italian herbs both dried oregano and fresh parsley and chives.
So get creative next time you are making a salad, there are no rules get the kids involved. A tasty good pasta salad is a sneaky way to get them to eat more veggies too. And lets face it nothing beats a cool salad on a hot spring/summer day……
And thats ….