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In a large bowl, combine peaches, olives and lettuce. Toss thoroughly with vinaigrette. Add Gruyère cheese, toss again, season with salt and pepper, and serve.
Nutritional information per serving (2 cups): 185 calories, 63% fat (13 g), 23% carbohydrate, 14% protein, 3 g fiber, 1 mg iron, 220 mg calcium, 123 mcg folate.
4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
1/2 cup pistachios
16 large strawberries
Melt chocolate in a double boiler or microwave. Finely chop the pistachios with a knife or in a food processor.
Dip strawberries in the warm chocolate, then dip the tips into the pistachios. Place on a baking sheet and refrigerate or store in a cool place until ready to serve.
Nutritional information per serving (4 strawberries): 270 calories, 53% fat (16 g), 40% carbohydrate, 7% protein, 6.5 g fiber, 3 mg iron, 43 mg calcium, 3 mg iron.
*Balance out this high-fat dish with lower-fat choices throughout the day.