Quick, Affordable Meal Solutions

Insiders Viewpoint: Expert Supermarket Advice: Quick, Affordable Meal Solutions, Shari Steinbach, Meijer. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org

Looking for a quick meal solution that is also affordable, tasty and helps you get more fruits and veggies?
Start with a bagged salad!

Southwest Caesar Salad
Toss 1 bag of light Caesar salad mix with dressing packet and add:

Farm Fresh Salad
Toss 1 bag of spring salad mix with:

  • 6 oz. smoked turkey breast, diced
  • 1 ½ cups fresh broccoli florets
  • ½ cups drained garbanzo beans
  • ½ cup grape tomatoes
  • ¼ cup sliced red onion
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • Toss with ¼ cup light Italian dressing and sprinkle with 1 T. parmesan cheese.

Salmon Nicoise Salad
Toss 1 bag of European salad blend with:

  • 1 (14.75 oz) can red salmon, drained and flaked
  • 1 (15 oz) can new whole potatoes, drained and halved
  • 1 (14.25 oz) can whole green beans, drained
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, cut into wedges
  • Drizzle with ½ cup light Italian salad dressing

Shari Steinbach, MS RD
Healthy Living Manager

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