The Only Summer Salad You Need

This is the ultimate bright, colorful, delicious summer salad that you have been looking for! It is so simple yet offers the perfect mix of sweet and savory. If you need a pop of color with your summer BBQ spread, this is the way to do it. With all hues of red, this salad delivers a ton of lycopene - the antioxidant carotenoid that gives tomatoes and strawberries their bright red color. Studies suggest that lycopene may help prevent against prostate, lung, and stomach cancers. So all the more reason to feel great while enjoying this dish!

summer strawberry salad

Red Hot Summer Salad:

Ingredients (serves 4 as a side):

  • 1 container strawberries
  • 1 container cherry or grape tomatoes
  • Fresh basil
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic reduction


  1.  Cut the tomatoes in half lengthwise
  2. Trim the stems off of the strawberries and cut into quarters
  3. Add tomatoes and strawberries into the serving bowl and mix with the balsamic reduction and balsamic vinaigrette until evenly spread
  4. Tear the mozzarella and add to the bowl
  5. Tear basil into pieces and add to bowl
  6. Mix and serve


Pesto Turkey Burgers: Get Dad Grilling on Father's Day

We gave you muffins for Mother's Day, but Dad will probably be more excited about a burger. This Sunday, impress your family with these 100% Tovita-approved turkey burgers. They are full of flavor, easy to prepare, and will give your dad a good reason to get behind the grill. 

Pesto Turkey Burgers

Makes: 3-4 patties


turkey burgers
  • 1 lb organic ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto
  • 1 tbsp shredded parmesan
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients

  2. Form 3-4 patties and grill on a hot grill or grill pan for 10-13 mins, turning once

  3. Serve over salad or on sprouted bread

Pictured are sides of grilled veggies and sautéed fiddle head ferns (the new brussels sprout in our opinion)

Happy Father's Day to all the amazing dads out there :)