Limoneira Highlights Easy Fall Salads-to-Go with Spokesperson Megan Roosevelt
SANTA PAULA, CA - The summer is winding down and back-to-school season is upon us. Consumers might be feeling a bit rushed as the lazy days cool down and shorten, and to help you help them Limoneira is offering some citrus-powered on-the-go inspiration.
This month, Limoneira spokesperson Megan Roosevelt is making the kitchen a less stressful place with healthy, delicious salads that your shoppers can make in advance for the whole family to pair with a simple lemon salad dressing.
This and other recipes offer great fall tips and treats all month long via Limoneira’s YouTube channel, giving you some cross-merchandising inspiration that could in turn inspire your customers.
Homemade Lemon Salad Dressing – Easy to make and delightful on the taste buds
- 3 tbsp Limoneira lemon juice
- ½ cup olive oil
- ¼ tsp sea salt
- 2 tbsp tahini
Directions: Add all ingredients to a small jar and whisk until smooth. It’s as easy as that!
Quinoa Chickpea Salad – The ultimate in plant-based protein, with just enough texture
- 2 cups baby arugula
- 2 tbsp pine nuts
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 1 cup cooked chickpeas
Fiesta Salad – Color! Crunch! Flavor! This salad has it all
- 2 cups kale
- 1 cup black beans
- 2 tbsp sliced black olives
- ¼ cup corn
- ¼ cup diced carrots
Sesame Cashew Slaw – The ultimate in light yet hearty fare
- 2 cups shredded cabbage
- ¼ cup diced carrots
- 2 tbsp sesame seeds
- 1 sliced green onion
- ½ cup cashews
Directions: Add three tbsp (or to taste) of homemade lemon salad dressing to preferred storage container (mason jars work great), and then layer the ingredients with the heavier ingredients on the bottom and the lettuce on top. Top with a lid, and store in the fridge. Enjoy within three days.
For a helpful demonstration, you can watch Megan create the above dishes here. Don’t forget to subscribe–each month Megan will be featuring another wonderful facet of citrus living to showcase the versatility of this fruit category.
Limoneira has also partnered with additional global chefs and mixologists, nutritionists, and beauty lifestyle and green cleaning experts to share their knowledge with the customers of our grocery and food service partners around the world, according to a press release. Their biographies can be found on Limoneira’s website.
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