RIP IT } Rip it good by hand.
WASH IT } Because you should always wash your lettuce.
DRESS IT } Naked or dressed? It's up to you.
All our fabulous salads are now available in re-sealable clam shell containers for your convenience.
Look for these flavourful salads in a store near you!
MEET THE FOUNDERS
Diego Sanchez De Lozada
Diego has over 20 Years of experience in the Agri-food sector. His expertise includes soil science, crop environmental interaction, finance, and process engineering. Diego earned a PhD in 1996 from Cornell University and a MBA in 2003 from Ivey. Diego is a passionate family man whose love of all things agricultural is deeply seeded and an extension of his dedication to his family. Diego knows that we can eat fresh produce year round, and is doing something about it!
Oliver is a proven executive with 20 years of experience. His expertise is in business development, project management, HR, operations, distribution. Oliver studied the Classics as an undergraduate and earned a MBA in 2003 from Ivey. A Director of a Canadian charitable foundation, and a serial entrepreneur, Oliver is also the founder of MeasuredOutcome.org which provides support to Non Profit organizations. When he is not at the farm, Oliver can be found in markets (Super, Farmer’s, and otherwise), or in the kitchen preparing meals for family and friends.
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1 bag of Gorgeous Greens
1 cucumber, chopped. Take most of the skin off with a peeler.
3 tomatoes, cut into tiny wedges – Cherry Tomatoes work well
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, ONLY flat leaf parsley please
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves ( This is a MUST )
1 clove garlic, chopped
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp sumac (optional)
2 small pitas or 1 large, toasted and torn into pieces
If you have old Pita it works just fine, NEVER throw away bread.
Add the bread and dressing last, toss really well in a big bowl. ALWAYS use a very large bowl to get a proper toss.
STRAWBERRY SALAD WITH BALSAMIC DRESSING
1 box of Luscious Lettuce
3/4 cup of strawberries, quartered
7 fresh basil leaves, chopped
Chives, chopped (qty discretion of the salad maker)
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup of balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
In a small sauce pan simmer the balsamic vinegar with the brown sugar until reduced by half. Set the balsamic aside to cool.
Wash the lettuce and dry. Wash the strawberries, remove the hulls and cut strawberries in quarters. Chop the chives and basil leaves.
In a large bowl add in the lettuce, strawberries, chives and basil. Drizzle with balsamic dressing and toss. Sprinkle in chopped walnuts and season with salt and pepper to taste.