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Mediterranean Bean Salad + Loft Favorites on Sale

May 10, 2017

I had all intensions of making this new Cauliflower rice bowl recipe for this week but got side tracked (and lazy) .  It will be coming next week.  Today I am sharing a bean salad I made for my lunches this week.  I shared this on my instastories and several of you commented you wanted the recipe.   If you like beans you will love this salad.  I have been having it for lunch most days with a little hummus and a few pita chips- super tasty.   If you make this ahead of time I do find it tastes better once you let the salad come to room temperature.  It just helps all the flavors settle in.   This would make a great dinner side paired with grilled chicken or shrimp.  Enjoy!

M E D I T E R R A N E A N  B E A N  S A L A D 

adapted via The View From Great Island

1 can drained and rinsed chick peas

1 can drained and rinsed cannellini beans

1 small yellow bell pepper diced

1 cup cherry tomatoes diced

1/2 cup red onion diced

1 small jar diced marinated artichoke hearts (drained)

1/4 cup sliced green olives

1/4 cup sliced black olives

2 small Persian cucumbers diced

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

4 oz crumbled feta

1/3 cup olive oil

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

salt and pepper


In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, and Italian seasoning.

In a large bowl combine all other ingredients.  Drizzle dressing over top and mix all together.  This is best room temperature.



I wanted to share my outfit from yesterday because my blouse is now 30% off or 40% off if you have a Loft card.  I love the peplum style of the blouse and the paisley print and colors.  I am wearing a small.

Blouse | Jean shorts | Sandals

My embroidered blouse from last week is also on sale.

Also love this one shoulder eyelet top.

I tried on this dress in the store and it was so cute.  I loved the style and colors.

Floral Dot Peplum Blouse



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  1. JJG says:

    Hi! Love your blog! You used to have other blogs you read on your sidebar. Are you going to put it back up for those of us that used it?
    Thank you!

  2. What size did you get in the white eyelet top?