Summer picnics are on their way, leaving everyone wondering “What can I bring?” Here are two recipes that everyone is bound to enjoy.
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can white shoepeg corn, drained
½ green pepper, chopped
½ red pepper, chopped
½ orange pepper, chopped
4 green onions, thinly sliced
4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup granulated Splenda® or sucralose artificial sweetener
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
Prepare the first six ingredients and place in a bowl. Mix the dressing ingredients and pour over the black bean mixture. Marinate for 2 to 24 hours. Add feta cheese and toss to coat before serving. Dish can be served with baked tortilla chips or low-fat crackers.
A Refreshing Summer Beverage
½ cup of your favorite fruit juice
1 cup club soda
Twist of lime (to taste)
Add fruit juice to a glass of ice. Add club soda and garnish with a twist of lime.