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How to Get Stronger Bones with Herbal Foods: Emerald Herb Tossed Salad

By Letitia L. Star
August/September 2011
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Think cool and crunchy: This no-effort salad combines calcium-laden greens with an abundance of fresh, vibrant herbs. SERVES 4
• 4 cups salad greens, such as arugula, sorrel, watercress, leafy red and green lettuces, and/or mixed greens.
• 1 cup fresh herbs, including basil, mint, dill, chives, sage, lemon balm, anise hyssop, parsley, cilantro, rosemary, thyme, oregano, marjoram and other appealing herbs
1. Carefully wash salad greens. Shake in colander or salad spinner to remove excess water.

2. Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl. Chill. Toss with 1⁄2 cup Tangerine Tango Dressing before serving.

Salad Bowl Herb Rub: For a surprising nuance of herb flavor, rub your salad bowl with fresh herbs such as peeled garlic, ginger, rosemary or sage.

A healthy-living writer and photographer, Letitia L. Star has written more than 1,000 published articles, including many features on healthy eating and gardening.  

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