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RECIPE: Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Cucumber Salad

sweetPotblackbean salad

Tired of your same-old-salad options? Need a fun and healthy something to bring to your neighbor’s backyard Bar-B-Q?

This Zesty Salad is sure to please–your taste buds, your neighbors and your body!

In a Large bowl Combine:

a diced and cooked sweet potato (bake 375 x 20-30 minutes of until soft, while preparing the other ingredients)

1/2 can organic black beans, drained

1/2 can corn, drained (or fresh cooked summer corn! Even better!)

1 sliced organic cucumber

1 sliced avocado

1/2 tomato diced

4 cups of kale (or organic green of your choice)

a few goat cheese or feta crumbles (optional)

sea salt and ground pepper to taste

drizzle with your favorite salad dressing, or try Cilantro and Lime or Ridiculously Good Lemon Dressings

One comment on “RECIPE: Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Cucumber Salad

  1. thehomeschoolingdoctor
    April 30, 2015

    This looks amazing! A great combo of ingredients!

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