1. Dressing on the bottom, lettuce on the top. If the two are touching the lettuce will turn to slime. 2. On top of your dressing, use a hearty vegetable, such as shredded cabbage, pea pods, or carrot matchsticks. They can withstand the acidity of the dressing, and actually get better! 3. Pack it in. Use a nice variety of colorful vegetables! Make it fun and involve the kids.
Yum! 2 cucumbers- cut up, 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes (about 30), 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, 1 cup fresh mozzarella (I like to use the little balls), 1 avocado, 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, Salt and pepper to taste