Category Archives: Salads

Blood Orange and Pistachio Salad

You may have noticed that the produce section looks a little grim this time of year.  The pickings are slim, and most of the poor little guys are underripe or overripe, and have traveled halfway across the world.  But thank … Continue reading

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Caesar Salad with Parmesan Peppercorn Croutons

Sometimes I crave a good old caesar salad…crisp pieces of romaine tossed with a creamy and slightly nutty dressing, shaved parmesan, and homemade parmesan peppercorn croutons.  If you’ve never made croutons at home, I think you’ll find that they taste … Continue reading

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Iceberg Wedge with Crumbled Bacon and Gorgonzola

Poor little iceberg lettuce doesn’t have a very good reputation.  I’ve read time and time again about how it has the least amount of vitamins and the highest water content out of any lettuce.  But honestly, I’m in love with … Continue reading

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Summertime Salmon Salad with Black Pepper Water Crackers

My love for salmon salad developed at the happiest place on Earth (Whole Foods, of course).  Every time I walk by their seafood section, there it is!  A big bowl of freshly made salmon salad with crackers, and I can … Continue reading

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Asian Carrot and Cucumber Ribbon Salad

What is it that makes this salad so incredible?  Texture.  Carrots and cucumbers are shaved into long wide ribbons, sort of resembling a pappardelle noodle but in the form of a vegetable.  I think this recipe is just another example … Continue reading

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Prosciutto, Goat Cheese, and Walnut Arugula Salad

Poor little salads have such a bad reputation.  They are known as diet food, and many people don’t like eating salad for that reason.  I will tell you, I felt the same way about salad until I learned how to … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet and Pink Stained Apple Salad with Herbed Goat Cheese and Toasted Walnuts

I never know what I’m going to walk out with when I go to the grocery store, but today I found some loose beets for 99 cents a pound and HAD to snatch a couple of them up!  I wasn’t … Continue reading

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