It feels like it’s been ages since we’ve been able to enjoy the simple things in life with those close to our hearts. Slowly but surely, it seems as though life is starting to get back to the way it was. Here at Green Valley, we’re more excited than ever to get together with our loved ones for backyard barbeques, picnics, campfires and more this summer! In the spirit of getting back to normal, we’ve listed a few of our Green Valley organic classics to help you get pumped for the sunny months ahead. Things are looking good, after all! Read on for your summertime meal inspiration.
Cool off with a Summer Staple
Let’s start this summer off strong with a refreshing summer staple everyone from grandma to your youngest kiddo will enjoy- Avocado & Great Northern Bean Salad! This simple, easy-to-make recipe takes a total of only 10 minutes to make and serves up to nine people. Perfect for cooling off after a hot summer day, all you need to serve this dish up is avocado, cherry tomatoes, Green Valley Organics Great Northern Beans, minced jalapeno, and chopped sweet onion.
Create a Classic
Want a guaranteed crowd pleaser at your next summer event? Whip up a Green Valley classic like Classic Garbanzo Bean Hummus! Using Organic Green Valley Garbanzo Beans, this dish is perfect for sharing, or enjoying on your own. There are many different foods that go well with Garbanzo Bean Hummus. Dip your carrots, cucumber or even apple slices into this satisfying snack. Serve this all-time Green Valley favorite at your next summer event and thank us later.
We all know refreshing snacks are the key to keeping our energy up during poolside fun, backyard barbeques, and more during the hot, sunny months. This summer, opt for healthier, more traditional snacks with Green Valley! Snack on our organic vegetables including, Whole Kernel Corn, Cut Green Beans and Green Peas to feel your best and stay active during all your fun activities.
It’s Grill O’Clock Somewhere
What’s a summer barbeque without delicious burgers? Instead of a regular burger, give your friends and family the unexpected, delicious taste of a Quinoa & Pinto Bean Burger! This healthy, organic meat replacement uses Green Valley Organics Pinto Beans as well as other ingredients you may already have in your cupboard! The best part? They’re easy to make and even easier to love.
Get Back to Basics
As we get back to basics here at Green Valley this summer, we couldn’t think of anything easier or breezier than a Three Bean Salad – a tasty classic! Using any Green Valley Organics bean selection of your choice, you can make this simple recipe in under 10 minutes. The gist? Simply drain your beans and mix them together with thinly sliced onion and dressing before letting it sit in the fridge – voila! Before you know it, you’ll be soaking up the summer sun while enjoying your refreshing meal.
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