Marinated Tomato Salad


1 TBSP finely chopped red onion

1 pint organic grape or cherry tomatoes slice  in half

Mix dressing below:

1 TBSP organic olive oil

1 TBSP Modeno Balsamic Vinegar

1 TBSP finely chopped fresh basil

pinch sea salt

dash of ground pepper

Combine the tomatoes, onion and dressing together, thoroughly mixing.  Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes

Add in before serving: 

1/4 cup goat cheese pieces



Karen Redmond received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and a Masters Degree of Science in Health and Fitness Promotion from Marymount University. She has been working in the health and fitness field for 20 years. She is a Master CHEK Practitioner and Holistic Health and Lifestyle Coach. Currently she is studying with Guy Voyer, D.O. studying Osteopathy in the Soma Training and Soma Therapy and ELDOA Programs. Karen is the owner of North Shore Smart Bodies located in Northbrook, Illinois. Specializing in corrective exercise, holistic lifestyle and nutrition coaching, she sees a wide range of clients including those with orthopedic injuries and back pain. Karen enjoys working with runners and endurance athletes of all levels and all distances. She does blood lactate threshold testing, gait analysis and a musculoskeletal evaluation on all clients. Karen then develops a customized program with myofascial stretching, ELDOAS, stability and strength training. She also works with pre/post natal clients, golfers and other athletes. Karen is a competitive runner and enjoys racing distances from 5k to half marathons.

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