Citrus Beet Salad

I’m always looking for interesting ways to make beets. The standard in our house is diced and sautéed with olive oil. As much as I love that, I’m not like my husband and can’t eat beets like that EVERY time we have beets. So, I though trying fresh beets would be a refreshing change.  Remember
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Refrigerator Pickles Basics

Our family loves pickles, but there are so many color additives as the organic, chemical free versions are so expensive when they’re purchased at the grocer; or that’s what I think when I look at what’s in pickles and the comparative cost of a jar. Pickles are a simple snack or addition to any meal.
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Perfect Pesto Pasta Salad You’re Sure to Love

This salad is perfect for those summer days of family and friends, outdoor barbecue, and picnics. I made this for a garden party I was invited to. Who doesn’t love fresh grown herbs from the garden paired juicy grape tomatoes and fresh crisp peppers? You’d have to be anti-summer if you don’t like this Perfect
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Savory Cabbage Carrot Salad

I had a dinner party last week. My goal was to test some recipes for you all. The entire meal was based on savory flavors like ginger, garlic and fresh herbs. I wanted to add a salad to the second course, Pan Seared Cod. The recipe needed something cool and refreshing to go along with the
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Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

This salad is the freshest start or finish to any meal. It pairs with with most fish, turkey, and chicken. I found the original recipe in a sheer cookbook. It called for a lot of honey and didn’t use any oil. I prefer the creamy element that oil brings. I used olive oil because of the
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Cumin Cabbage Salad

I made this for breakfast this morning, but it would also be great as a side with fish or chicken. I added walnuts for protein to it and it was a deliciously filling vegan breakfast option. I have also made this same recipe hot in the past. It works just as well, but has a
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Comfort Salad?!

Sometimes you need something warm and inviting. It’s been slightly colder here and a bit windier so it’s nice to have something that’s warm. A lot of the warm comfort foods I gravitate towards are heavier or more starch laden. This salad gave me the warmth and comfort while still being light and refreshing.

Easy Tuna Salad

Tuna salad has been revamped. No more of the heavy mayonnaise laden salad smeared on bread and jammed with surgery grapes or cranberries. Oh, well, that sounds delicious too, but for every day health let’s get real. This recipe is packed with micro and macro nutrients and just bursting with flavor. In addition to all
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Cantaloupe Salsa

This is a delicious addition to a laid back Sunday brunch. You can also substitute pineapple for the cantaloupe and it’s just as yummy. Print Recipe Cantaloupe Salsa A refreshing salsa that pairs well with brunch or barbecue. The sweetness of the cantaloupe is offset well by the hot pepper flakes, and the diced red
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Carrot-Appleslaw

This is a great recipe to use in place of the heavy, mayonnaise laden coleslaw. It’s a wonderful side dish to add at barbecues or just an afternoon snack. It pairs wonderfully with our Cedar Plank Cod recipe. Print Recipe Carrot-Appleslaw Course Salad, Side Dish Prep Time 15 minutes Servings people Ingredients 5 medium carrots peeled or washed
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