Summer just turned up the heat, hitting 90+ a few days ago. After a torrential-downpour storm, I rushed to the garden to harvest the last of my sugar snap peas before the heat turned them all that sugar to starch. This salad is a last hurrah to Spring-like weather and a big hello to hot hot summer.
The combination of sweet crunchy snap peas, toasty sunflower seeds and mint creates a refreshingly cool side salad. Add a little goat cheese or chopped chicken and you have quick summer dinner that keeps your kitchen cool. Enjoy with a sparkling glass of white wine on the patio.