National Salad Month Giveaway

Giveaway time! This one is only open to New Englanders, but if you are eligible to enter, it is a good one!

First, I am a little late to the game to mention that May is National Salad Month, but I have been celebrating almost daily. I even entered a few photos of my favorite salads in Sabrina’s I Love Salad Challenge.

Today’s lunch salad was tossed together after I got home from the Basho launch party, and it took me about 10 minutes from start to finish. I tossed broccoli and grape tomatoes in some olive oil and crushed red pepper and roasted them together for 10 minutes.

Broccoli and Tomato Salad  

In the meantime, I rinsed a can of pinto beans and chopped up a bunch of cilantro. Once the roasted components had cooled, I mixed in the beans and cilantro. Voila! A nutritious salad filled with fiber and protein, not to mention lots of vitamins and antioxidants! I LOVE cilantro, so the huge amount of flavor that it brought to the dish, along with the spice of the pepper, made me very happy. Next time I will add roasted corn and maybe a squeeze of lime juice. Yum.

National Salad Month Salad

Now for the giveaway details! Olivia’s Organics, an awesome company based in Chelsea, MA, has agreed to give 5 Travel Eat Love readers 5 coupons each for free Olivia’s salads.  Olivia’s just launched a new product, Single-To-Go-Salads which incorporate their organic lettuces with a packet of dressing, making a fresh salad on the go an easier option. Here is a bit of info about Olivia’s from their website.


Can you think of a more powerful word? All over the world, being part of a family is what makes the difference between living and merely existing.

Family is about loving, caring, protecting, nurturing. It’s about making our homes safe and happy and beautiful – and our planet too.

At Olivia’s Organics, family is a one-word mission statement. Because it not only says who we are. It says why we do what we do, and who we do it for. It sets our goals and defines our responsibilities to others.

We first embarked on this business 70 years ago when Olivia’s great grandfather Giovanni sold celery hearts out of a produce stall in Faneuil Hall. Today, Olivia’s Organics continues that tradition by providing only the freshest organic tender leaf lettuces for our salads. Olivia’s Organics’ salads are the freshest organic salads on the market!

Early on, we learned that one of the first rules of organic farming is to give back to the earth. We practice this our own way by investing in the lives of the children who live in the communities where our salads are sold. Therefore, a percentage of our proceeds go directly to the Olivia’s Organics Charitable Foundation. Through the Foundation, we support community-based children’s charities in the regions where our are products are sold.

We find the more we give, the more we enjoy. And that’s the wonderful part about living the Olivia’s Organics life. It’s great, wholesome fun.

Welcome to Olivia’s Organics.

Eat Healthy! Have Fun! Give Back!


Olivia's Organics Single-To-Go-Salads

I love so many things about Olivia’s, their salads, their history, and so importantly, their commitment to organics, food safety, and giving back to the community.Just check out the list of charities they support.

Now the fun part, how to enter:

1) Visit Olivia’s website pick a product, and leave a comment here on how you would use it.

2) Friend Olivia’s on Facebook and follow them on Twitter

3) If you have a blog,mention this giveaway with a link back to this post.

4) If you are on Twitter, tweet @oliviasorganics with a link back to this post. 

Good luck, and happy salad eating!

  1. Nicole’s avatar

    I would use the butternut squash to make fries!


  2. Marcie’s avatar

    I’d make a caesar salad using the spring mix as a base


  3. Kyle’s avatar

    I love Olivia’s! I’d like to try the Tangy Spinach blend – I’ve never seen it in my local store and it sounds interesting – maybe with an orange vinaigrette, dried cranberries, and goat cheese.


  4. Simply Life’s avatar

    Great giveaway – I’ve never heard of Olivia’s before! i’d love to try the herb salad and mix it with strawberries, feta and walnuts – yum!


  5. Clarice’s avatar

    I’m so glad to find out Olivia’s is local because I use their baby spinach all the time. It’s my favorite.


  6. Clarice’s avatar

    I’m following Olivia’s on Twitter and Facebook.


  7. Anne @ Food Loving Polar Bear’s avatar

    Hah, I’m very far from new England but I just wanted to thank you for sharing that it’s National Salad Month, yay! :)


  8. Jess’s avatar

    I would use the baby lettuce blend to make a taco salad with black beans, crushed up tortilla chips, tomatoes, avocado, and roasted corn! Thanks for this giveaway!


  9. Michelle’s avatar

    This is such a GREAT giveaway! I love Olivia’s Organics’ Spring Mix and use it all the time with beans, tuna, tomato, cheese and whatever other fresh veggie inspiration I may find at the farmer’s market!


  10. Lara’s avatar

    I just got some 50/50 mix (spinach and spring mix). I chopped it and mixed it with cous cous and chickpeas for a light spring lunch!

    I love their packaging and products.


  11. Lara’s avatar

    Forgot to mention – I follow them on twitter. :)


  12. Elina’s avatar

    Mixed greens are my favorite. I actually bought some Olivia’s this weekend (it’s on sale at WF!). Great giveaway :)


  13. Carol’s avatar

    I’d make a nicoise salad with the spring mix and tuna


  14. Corinne’s avatar

    Olivia’s organic spinach is the ONLY spinach I buy :) yum yum


  15. JL’s avatar

    I would wilt the spinach and use it in my veggie lasagne!


  16. Don’s avatar

    Would love to try the spring mix, looks fresh and delicious, and it can be hard to find good organic greens!


  17. Corinne’s avatar

    posted a link to this post/giveaway on my blog! :)

    thanks Meghan!


  18. Daisy’s avatar

    Crispy Romaine & Baby Spinach. I love Olivia’s and how they create so many fun combonations of lettuce and spinach in one box. Facebook friending them as we speak.


  19. Heather’s avatar

    I always buy Olivia’s salad – spinach and spring mix especially! I haven’t seen their new products, but I’m always up for trying something new.


  20. Shannon’s avatar

    I actually just picked up some of their spinach, I have plans to throw it in smoothies with this warm weather :) maybe a salad or sandwich, too!


  21. Scarlett Morgan’s avatar

    My favorite kind of Salad is none other Potato Salad. it really taste yummy.~,’


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