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Mixed Greens with Blueberry Vinaigrette
Benefits: Blueberries in the salad and in the infused vinegar contribute antioxidants. Start early on this recipe in order to make the fresh blueberry vinegar. Store leftover infused vinegar in the refrigerator for up to two weeks; use it as part of a marinade for pork, chicken thighs, or duck.
Power Ingredients: fruits, vegetable oils, onions, greens
Yield: 6 servings.
Nutrition Information: CALORIES 60 (54% from fat); FAT 3.6g (sat 0.5g, mono 2.5g, poly 0.4g); PROTEIN 0.8g; CARB 7.3g; FIBER 1.3g; CHOL 0mg; IRON 0.4mg; SODIUM 115mg; CALC 30mg

Blueberry Vinegar
Power Ingredients:
Yield: 1 cup (serving size: 1 tablespoon).
Nutrition Information: CALORIES 7 (0% from fat); FAT 0g; PROTEIN 0g; CARB 1.9g; FIBER 0.1g; CHOL 0mg; IRON 0mg; SODIUM 0mg; CALC 0mg

Escarole-Arugula Salad with Roasted Peppers and Marinated Onions
Onions add potential cancer-fighting compounds that may also protect against diabetes and heart disease.
Power Ingredients: vegetable oils onions, greens
Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup).
Nutrition Information: CALORIES 59 (38% from fat); FAT 2.5g (sat 0.4g, mono 1.7g, poly 0.3g); PROTEIN 1.2g; CARB 8.7g; FIBER 2.2g; CHOL 0mg; IRON 0.7mg; SODIUM 221mg; CALC 39mg

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