Cowboy Salad

What’s for dinner?  The dreaded question.

I am a busy mama.  It’s can be rough around here with meal planning.  But I refuse to give up and we do not eat fast food or processed food.  Here is a simple Cowboy Salad recipe that is a crowd pleaser and will save your sanity.  It can be used as a side to Taco Tuesday or Wednesday Quesadillas (just made that up! I know, it doesn’t rhyme.)  Or it can be a meal in itself.  Bonus: It is gluten-free and dairy free!

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Cowboy Salad Recipe


  • 1 organic red bell pepper
  • 2 cups organic non-gmo frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can organic black beans, bpa-free cans only. avoid cans when possible.
  • 2 cups organic, non-GMO frozen shelled edamame, thawed
  • 1/4 cup organic red onion (soak in apple cider vinegar for 5 min after chopping to take the bite away)
  • 1 cup fresh salsa or chopped organic tomatoes
  • few sprigs of cilantro
  • 1 juice of a lime
  • Olive oil to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Chop all veggies
  2. Mix all ingredients
  3. Add avocado or guacamole, rotisserie chicken, black rice, basmati rice, chickpeas as desired

CLICK HERE to download the Cowboy Salad Recipe! 


I would love your feedback on this!

In Good Health, Dr. Ana-Maria



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