Summer Salad

The summer season is here and we all want to make sure we look and feel good. The balance of exercise and a healthy diet is one of the most important things to consider when it comes to health. Summer is bright, breezy and beautiful and often calls for a few refreshing and delicious salad recipes. Body Symmetree Pilates, brings foodies a healthy and delicious meal. We bring you a recipe this month; Arugula Salad with Fennel and Pine Nuts.


  • 6 cups baby arugula
  • 1 Fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, halved and thinly sliced (optional)       
  • ½ cup toasted pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ounce Parmigiano Reggiano

In a large salad bowl, combine arugula, fennel, red pepper and pine nuts. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, zest, garlic olive oil and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss well. Shave Pamigiano Reggiano over salad. Serves 6