Keep it Simple September – Meal Prep Cold Salad – 4 servings
Starting realllllllly simple: a monkey could make this exquisitely fresh meal-prep lunch. It’s a manefestation of Farmers Market HEAVEN. One particular amish farm stand has the most amazing yellow cherry tomatoes I’ve ever had in my life – which deserve a spotlight in this dish.
2 chicken breasts
2 cups cherry tomatoes (the more color variation the better!)
salt pepper garlic powder and fresh chopped basil to taste
Grill or cook chicken (I cooked in pan and then chopped)
Chop cucumber and halve cherry tomatoes.
Mix all ingredients and package up into four containters
I hope that all twentysomethings in the country (and the world – if cultural norm allows) have access to the best, locally grown, organic produce and grass-fed farm raised meat in one easily accessible place. AKA a farmers market. I hope you all have amazing farmers markets. Our farmers market blows my mind. I am an AVID early morning marketer. Of course there are the strange trucks that come from somewhere in New Jersey that have bananas and mangos and avocados (excuse me sirs and maams… but that did not come from your farm) BUT there’s also the most gorgeous plants and flowers, HUGE abnormally sized and shaped produce (you KNOW that’s real) AND it CHANGES based on what’s growing. It’s like the most fun paleo/clean eating game since “what can we make in a slow cooker”.
I suggest making meal prep, farmers market in-season produce, and clean eating a science.
And so, to assist in this (just kidding, i’m walking down this new path with you side-by-side twentysomethings) this month will brand the theme: Keep it Simple September.