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Eat healthy with Dr. Bitner’s Farmer’s Market Salad

Posted at 11:04 AM, Sep 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-05 11:04:39-04

Despite that summer is almost over, farmer's markets are still overflowing with all sorts of great choices. The real questions is now that it's the end of the season, how do you know which produce is good, and what to do with it once you buy it?

Nationally recognized menopause specialist Dr. Diana Bitner came by the show to teach us how to make a Farmer's Market Salad.


  • Lettuces of choice, washed and chilled
  • Radishes
  • Green beans: blanched
  • Carrots: blanched
  • Small colored potatoes: purple, white: boiled and then dressed with olive oil, chicken broth and white wine when hot, covered to steam
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Dressing:
    • 1 cup Olive Oil
    • 1/3 cup White wine vinegar
    • 2 T warm chicken broth
    • 2 T white wine
    • 1 T lemon juice
    • 2 T diced shallots
    • 2 T diced garlic
    • 2 T capers
    • Salt and pepper
  • Canned albacore tuna
  • Hard-boiled eggs (optional)
  • White anchovies (optional)

Dr. Bitner's office is located at 3800 Lake Michigan Drive Northwest, Suite A. To schedule an appointment with her, call (616)-267-8225.

All information was provided by Dr. Diana Bitner, her blog. Read more.