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Monday, May 1, 2017

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

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A colorful, plentiful salad to complement any outdoor barbecue.

For the Dressing:

1/2 cup Olive Oil

1/4 cup lemon juice

1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley

1 tsp. dried oregano

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. pepper


For the Salad:

3 cups chickpeas, drained and rinsed

2 cups halved cherry tomatoes

1 cucumber, seeded & chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1 small red onion, finely chopped

1/2 cup sliced black olives

1 cup crumbled feta



  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients
  2. Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Add the dressing to the salad bowl, and stir to combine.
  4. Allow salad to site for at least 10 minutes in the refrigerator for the flavours to come together. Serve cold.




Authored by
Candace Sayler

As the owner of GetFit, she carries a vast array of interests from sports and athletics, Olympic lifting, to kickboxing. Each year she attends seminars, conferences and takes courses to keep up-to-date with current research and techniques in the field of health and fitness and this year she is planning on doing her first sprint triathlon. Being healthy and staying active is a lifestyle choice. “Health and fitness is an investment in oneself. It is my goal to help clients become fit in a healthy, fun, natural way.”

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