Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Simple Summer Squash Salad


  • 2 small Yellow Summer Squash (thinly sliced)
  • 1 small Zucchini (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons Basil (slices into strips)
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • ¼ teaspoon Sea Salt
  • ¼ Marcona Almonds (chopped)


In a medium bowl, combine squash, zucchini, basil, olive oil, lemon juice, and sea salt. Toss ingredients together. Allow 20 minutes to 1 hour to marinate, as time permits. *May serve immediately after tossing ingredients instead. Sprinkle with almonds. Serve.






Amsterdam, E. (2009). Summer squash salad. Elana’s Pantry. doi: Accessed on June, 6, 2017


About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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