Summer gatherings at the park, campground, or by the water are a perfect way to relax, revive your spirit and reconnect with loved ones. This easy picnic salad supports good health and is a dish everyone will enjoy. Hemp seeds are a great source of plant protein and essential omega fatty acids. The herbs provide antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. For maximum freshness, prep this right before heading out.
Makes 2 servings
- 1 huge bunch of either curly parsley or Italian flat parsley, or 2 smaller bunches
- 1/2 white onion, diced
- 1 organic tomato, diced
- 5-6 heaping Tbs. of hemp seeds
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 1 clove of garlic, minced
- Dash of cold-pressed olive oil (optional)
- Sea salt, to taste
Chop the parsley and place in a large bowl, along with the tomato, onion and hemp seeds. In a small blender, or whisked by hand, combine the lemon, garlic, olive oil and sea salt and blend or mix well. Pour over the salad and toss well.