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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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Not your typical potato salad

I got my CSA box this week and it had, among other things: Potatoes, corn, cucumber, green pepper. I also had some dino kale in the fridge. So I went to work on this beauty of a salad 🙂 Steamed … Continue reading

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Summer harvest goody salad!!!

Oh summer!!!!! How I love thee 🙂 This makes one entree serving or 3 side salads. You can double, triple, quadruple as necessary 🙂 1 local heirloom tomato, coarsely chopped (they were on sale…but they are $$$$…you can also sub … Continue reading

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Quinoa salad with summer vegetables & peaches

This was my everything-but-the-kitchen-sink dinner tonight. It is highly adaptable! Use whatever local seasonal produce you can get. This is what I used: Cooked quinoa (1/2 cup per serving) Salad greens (I used spinach but use anything–lettuce, arugula, spring mix, … Continue reading

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Sangria

This was my first ever attempt at Sangria and I totally made it up on the fly. Feel free to tweak to your tastes 🙂 One bottle Rose wine 1 cup chopped watermelon 1 cup chopped cantaloupe 1 peach chopped … Continue reading

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Gazpacho

I was looking for a good gazpacho recipe and I couldn’t decide on one so I just combined my favorite elements of each: Gazpacho 1 1/2 pounds tomatoes 1 large cucumber (peeled if the skin is icky) 2 stalks celery … Continue reading

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