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Spinach Salad with Mushrooms, Bell Peppers, and Zucchini

Lately I have been trying to incorporate more raw whole foods into my diet, and salads are an easy way to get them in. I usually make a big salad at the beginning of my week to have for lunches, make wraps, and even toss it in with my tacos. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 16… Continue reading Spinach Salad with Mushrooms, Bell Peppers, and Zucchini

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Mason Jar Salad: Spinach, grapes, dried apricots, pumpkin seeds, and chickpeas

I've been on a meal prep kick, and salads are so fast and easy to make. I always bring my lunch to work so these are great to make quickly and have a fresh and healthy lunch. Yield: 1 salad Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh spinach 1/4 cup chickpeas 2 tbsp. Raw pumpkin seeds 1/2… Continue reading Mason Jar Salad: Spinach, grapes, dried apricots, pumpkin seeds, and chickpeas

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Mixed Berry Salad with Spinach and Walnuts

This spinach salad is so light and the fresh berries make a great combination. Try it with my  sesame ginger dressing, recipe below. Yield: 2 salads Ingredients: 3 cups fresh spinach leaves 1 cup mixed berries (blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries) 1/2 cup raw walnuts 1/2 cucumber 2 celery stalks 1 tbsp. sesame seeds For the… Continue reading Mixed Berry Salad with Spinach and Walnuts

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Raw Cucumber and Tomato Salad

I love when tomatoes come in season, so sweet I can't stop eating them! This refreshing salad is packed with flavor, simple ingredients, and minimal prep. Perfect for summer evenings to compliment any dish. Note: This salad is a great basic recipe, it's also amazing with the addition of fresh herbs like mint, basil, or… Continue reading Raw Cucumber and Tomato Salad

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Carrot Slaw Salad with Apples, Cherries, and Cinnamon

This carrot slaw salad is wonderfully sweet with the cherries, apples, and a touch of cinnamon. I love to make this dish around the holidays. The textures play well with each other and the flavor combination is so delicious and fall inspired. *To save time you can buy pre-grated carrots, though its more budget friendly… Continue reading Carrot Slaw Salad with Apples, Cherries, and Cinnamon

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Cucumber Salad with Moscato Wine 

This lovely cucumber salad is a great side dish for any barbecue, picnic, or any outdoor party with friends. It's simple and so easy to make. Fresh vegetables paired with sweet wine makes it a great marinade. Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup red cabbage 1 cucumber 3 celery stalks 2 carrots 1/4 tsp celery… Continue reading Cucumber Salad with Moscato Wine 

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Summer Salad with Kiwi, Cherries, Romaine, and Red Cabbage

I love making simple salads. This lovely salad has crispy romaine lettuce, shredded red cabbage, fresh kiwi, and sweet cherries. Top with your favorite dressing! Yield: 1 small salad Ingredients: 1 cup romaine lettuce 1/3 cup shredded red cabbage 1 kiwi 6 black cherries 1/2 tbsp. sesame seeds 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 lemon 1/2… Continue reading Summer Salad with Kiwi, Cherries, Romaine, and Red Cabbage

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Sauteed Kale Salad with Shredded Coconut and Pecans

Kale is such a fantastic green loaded with healthy benefits. The shredded coconut gives this salad a light sweetness, and the pecans lend a nice texture and crunch. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp. olive oil, sunflower, or coconut oil 1 bunch kale ( curly, lacinato, tuscan, any kind you like) 1/3 cup shredded unsweetened… Continue reading Sauteed Kale Salad with Shredded Coconut and Pecans

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Chickpea Salad with Cashews, Snow Peas, and Sweet Chili Sauce

There are so many wonderful flavors and textures in this salad. Chickpeas, snap peas, red pepper, coconut flakes, and cashews tossed in a sweet chili sauce  compliments all the ingredients so well. I love making this for summer parties and gatherings with friends. Note: You can find sweet chili sauce in the international food isles… Continue reading Chickpea Salad with Cashews, Snow Peas, and Sweet Chili Sauce

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Pasta Salad with Radishes, Peas, and Pesto

I love making this in the Summertime. Its fresh full of healthy ingredients, and so easy it's ready in just a few minutes! I love to take this to friend's barbecues, and lunches at work. I also love to toss in a can of tuna with this salad for a simple and satisfying meal. Vegan… Continue reading Pasta Salad with Radishes, Peas, and Pesto