Arugula, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Ricotta Salata Salad (Phase 1)
Toss arugula, chopped sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, ricotta salata, chopped celery and celery leaves, and sliced mushrooms with a mustardy vinaigrette. Add some fresh oregano just before serving, if you like.
Shrimp, Radicchio, and Fennel Salad (Phase 1)
Toss steamed or grilled shrimp with torn pieces of radicchio, shaved fennel, fresh lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, and grated Parmesan.
Greek Feta Salad (Phase 1)
Toss shredded romaine lettuce with thinly sliced scallions, chopped dill, crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese, fresh lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, salt, and pepper.
Tropical Black Bean Salad (Phase 2)
Toss rinsed and drained canned black beans with a zesty hot sauce, diced papaya, halved cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced scallions, fresh lime juice, extra-virgin olive oil, and diced reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro.
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