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Quinoa Salad with Roasted Eggplant and Herbs

This dish tastes like summer in a bowl!  Full of flavor and protein, this salad can be a main course or a tasty side dish.  This is perfect to make on a hot day since you can roast the eggplant … Continue reading

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Asian Steak Salad with Ginger Dressing

Now that the days are getting warmer I am working on some lighter dishes that don’t have to be served piping hot.  The marinade gives this steak a sweet and smoky flavor and the dressing is cool and crisp.  Yes, … Continue reading

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Barbecue Round Up

Please enjoy this collection of my favorite barbecue and picnic recipes for your Fourth of July celebrations! Ginger Scallion Pork Burger with Spicy Quick Pickles   Beef Burgers with Basil Aioli and Balsamic Red Onions   Spicy Broccoli Slaw   … Continue reading

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Kale and Blueberry Super Salad

My husband was eating a deli salad from Safeway a few days ago and liked it so much he took a picture of it and texted it to me.  This is a pretty rare occurrence, and has never, ever happened … Continue reading

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Salad Bar

Obviously I didn’t invent the idea of a salad bar.  But you may not have thought of this as an easy, healthy weeknight dinner.  The cool thing about the salad bar is that everyone gets to choose what they want, … Continue reading

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Golden Beet and Pear Salad

This is a quick and easy seasonal salad that goes with everything.  Raw beets are packed with vitamins and minerals and taste terrific as long as you slice them paper-thin.  A mandolin slicer is really handy for this. 1 golden … Continue reading

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Pink Grapefruit Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Here is a perfect Spring salad to serve along with your Easter ham.  You can make this salad with any variation of fruit and toppings.  Swap out the radishes for scallions and the grapefruit for oranges.  I like to arrange … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad with Oranges and Bacon

This is a salad that pleases everyone at the table.  The dressing is simple and quick to throw together.  When I serve salad for a dinner party I like to make it early in the day and get it out of the … Continue reading

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Beet and Blackberry Flat Salad

I honestly don’t know if I invented the flat salad or not.  I just know that I have been serving salad this way for years.  My friend Brennan has been urging me to blog about the delights of the flat … Continue reading

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Summer Tomato Salad

Here is the salad we’ve been waiting for all summer.  You just can’t make a tomato salad out of season.  Our patience has been rewarded with heirloom perfection! 1 lb. ripe heirloom tomatoes- this was done with mostly cherry tomatoes, … Continue reading

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