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 the 55 and better "chronologically-enriched" population 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, and group exercise instructor—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, public speaking, corporate wellness program facilitation and senior fitness program support.
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