Category Archives: Salads

Quinoa & asparagus salad with peanut ginger citrus dressing 

 Welcome, spring! Well, almost anyway! There was organic asparagus at Whole Foods so I got a little excited😛 Ingredients: 1 cup dry quinoa or super grain mix, prepared according to package directions 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, quartered … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Green Protein Salad

This salad is a great combo of raw veggies, protein and healthy fat so it nourishes you and fills you up while giving your body the nutrition it craves…and most importantly it’s yummy! It’s also super fast & easy to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin seed crusted Tempeh & Tahini salad

I started with this tempeh recipe. To me it tastes a little bit like chicken, but what do I know, this is a woman who hasn’t eaten actual chicken in five years! But the salad definitely has a Waldorf feel … Continue reading

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Zucchini noodle salads

At the Woodstock Fruit Festival I discovered my passion for zucchini noodles!!! Yummmm! I got a spiralizer for pretty cheap on Amazon. It magically transforms raw zucchini into noodles that are perfect in salads or Italian- or Asian-inspired dishes! Here … Continue reading

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Potato salad

What do you do when life gives you potatoes? Make potato salad! My CSA box runneth over with potatoes this week. More potatoes than you can shake a stick at! This weekend there also happens to be a potluck at … Continue reading

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Three bean quinoa salad

This was a super-easy-I’m-short-on-time-throw-together sorta deal. 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1.5 cups water 1 can black beans (drained & rinsed) 1 can navy beans (drained & rinsed) 1 can garbanzo beans (chickpeas) (drained & rinsed) Grape tomatoes, halved (about 1-2 … Continue reading

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Summer chickpea peach salad with lemon mustard balsamic vinaigrette

Makes 2 servings Generous amount of lettuce, spinach, and/or other salad greens 1 cup cooked/canned chickpeas 1 peach, chopped 1/2 avocado, chopped 2 T pumpkin seeds 1 cup cooked quinoa (optional) Dressing (I didn’t measure so just experiment with the … Continue reading

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