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Cooks in
15 Min
Meal Type
Side Dish



This recipe happened when I found nothing left in my fridge on Thursday just before the weekend meal prep session for the next busy work week. I found some leftover greens and prepared a quick salad. Loaded with dark green leafy veggies, grains and seeds + heart healthy oils. Took literally 5-min to make. You simply need to add rich lean protein and you are all set. Let’s get rolling Foodies!


  • A bunch of dark green leafy greens (romaine or ice salad, baby spinach or kale). Whatever you find in your fridge.
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cut into smaller bites
  • 1/2 cucumber, cut into smaller bites
  • A pinch of nuts (cashew)
  • A pinch of pumpkin and sesame seeds
  • Handful of olives (green or black)
  • 1 teaspoon all’Arrabbiata Spice Mix
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

Prep Instructions

  • Chop the green leaves and place in a lunch box.
  • Place red bell peppers and cucumber on the chopped leaves.
  • Top with the rest of ingredients seeds, nuts and olives.
  • Season with the Spice Mix, sprinkle with the olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
  • Mix well before serving.
  • Absolutely gorgeous load of veggies. Seriously juicier than a melted pizza topping!!!


  • Maxi says:

    This is amazing salad and so simple! I was surprized how delicious meal you can create from leftovers. Thank you for inspiration!

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    Nutrition Facts & Tips

    Listen to me carefully. Saying you have no time for making healthy meals is a load of excuses. It takes a bit of planning and yes there is some work built in the process but the energy output you get from well fed body is priceless. And this meal is an example. Took me literally minutes to take out the remaining ingredients from the fridge and assemble this dangerously tasty and nutritious salad. Beware: it does not taste like any of these dry and poor consistency salads out there that are sold out there for a much bigger buck out there.


    I will say this again: Sky Is The Limit. Follow the recipe or come out with your own version based on ingredients present in your kitchen. Remember it is all about making a home cooked meals from real unprocessed ingredients. Start slow and be consistent. Fix your body one meal at a time. Consistency is the key.

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    Min. Sugar
    Healthy Fats
    Nutrient Dense
    Complex Protein