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DIY Salad Dressings and Vinaigrettes

Years ago, salad usually meant a bowl of mixed greens and a drizzle of store-bought dressing. Since I’ve discovered how ludicrously easy, quick, inexpensive and (I almost forgot) delicious it is to make my own dressings and vinaigrettes, salads have … Continue reading

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Warm Seafood Salad with Cajun Lime Butter

There is one food I don’t think I could live without. Oranges. They quench my thirst, satisfy my sugar cravings, and provide a burst of energy when I need a pick-me-up. I feel lucky that our local grocery store carries … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

aka Clean Out the Frig Quinoa Salad. Be creative. Just follow the formula: start with quinoa, then add some herbs, some crunchy vegetables, some cheese, nuts, or seafood if you like and toss it all together with a little fresh … Continue reading

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Raspberry Chicken Salad

The “Raspberries” sign at Silverside Farm beckoned me in and I found myself leaving with a pint of raspberries, a bag of garlic scapes and the biggest head of romaine I’ve ever seen. On the way home, I contemplated what … Continue reading

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Summertime Strawberry Arugula Salad

Fresh strawberries in the local markets mean that summer, my favourite season, is finally here. My childhood summertime memories of are of sunshine streaming through the apple tree and into my bedroom window, slathering homemade strawberry jam on toast for … Continue reading

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Totally Green Salad

You know how you can’t tell what a dress will look like by simply looking at it on a hanger–you just have to try it on? Sometimes you just can’t tell how a recipe will taste just by reading it–you … Continue reading

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Southwestern Salad

For 4 servings: Ingredients 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts, sliced in long 1/2 inch strips 1/2 cup cornmeal 2 tsp. chili powder salt 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 head organic romaine, in bite-sized pieces 4 handfuls baby arugula 1 bunch … Continue reading

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