Detoxifying? Greek Vegan Salad, Your Best Bet

Is your gym workout not enough to make you lose that muffin tops when you fit your jeans? Do you still feel that bulge in your belly despite your hard-core workout routine? Then maybe it is time for you to change your diet. If there is a reason why people turn to green diet, it is to live healthy. When it comes to greens, one cannot but talk about salads, and when one talk about salads, one cannot but remember the famous Greek salads.

Greek Salad

The best thing about Greek Salad is its black olives. This vegan entrée is easy to prepare; you just need lettuce, olive oil, cheese of your liking, tomatoes, black olives, and cucumber. Don’t be generous with the olive oil; just pour enough amount to make it taste good. After that, toss it and it’s ready for scrumptious consumption. Eating Greek salad is healthy because the mix of ingredients is rich in vitamin A and C; you also have potassium from the cucumbers. This simple recipe is full of health benefits and is super easy to prepare.

There are Many Great Benefits to Black Olives

Gin-marinated Olives

Those who are into cocktails will surely love this. You will be needing the following:

12 ounces drained, rinsed green olives (pref. Castelvetrano)

2 serrano peppers, halved

1 medium clove of garlic, thinly sliced

slivered peel of one lemon

6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1/2 cup gin

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

a few sprigs of dried thyme, or equivalent

1/4 cup of cubed feta cheese

 

Heat the oven to 350F / 180C. Combine all the ingredients in a baking dish. Before putting it into the over, mix it thoroughly. Bake if for about 30 minutes; afterwards, sprinkle it with feta cubes. Let it cool before you sink your teeth into it.