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Vibrant Salad with Ginger-Citrus Dressing

We had a friend staying with us from Alaska recently. After his long 14-hour multi-stop flight, we fed him this salad when he arrived. He kept saying (like 6 times) that it was the most vibrant salad he'd ever had. Thus, I have named it the Vibrant Salad! If you are feeling a little stuffed and heavy after Thanksgiving, this super healthy salad will leave you feeling clean, light, and virtuous! The creamy avocado pairs very well with the crunchy purple cabbage and crisp baby bok choy, and the dressing Ginger-Citrus Dressing is simply delicious. I'm in love with this salad and have been making it weekly lately. The best way to balance out the holiday feasts is to plan some healthy meals in between, like the Vibrant Salad. Read More

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Black Bean, Corn, and Sugar Snap Salad with Chipotle-Lime Vinaigrette

This salad is a crowd pleaser! It makes a great weeknight dinner and is also a fabulous dish to take to a summer party. It’s easy to prepare, and a beautiful mix of colors and flavors. It’s also nice for lunch the next day. Really, this salad was designed around all the sugar snap peas in my garden. Read More

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Superfood Blueberry Garden Salad

This superfood salad features antioxidant-rich blueberries, lots of dark leafy greens including bok choy, arugula, and romaine, fresh herbs, and raw garlic in the balsamic dressing. My love affair with garlic started when I was a kid. My dad liked to put it in everything and I quickly learned to appreciate its strong flavor in both raw and cooked dishes. Read More

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Quick and Delicious Papaya-Avocado Salad

This deliciously and naturally sweet combo is one of my favorite salads! It has only 4 ingredients and takes only 5 minutes to make. The lime juice really brings out the flavors of the fruits -- close your eyes, sit in the sun, and you'll feel like you are on a tropical island while eating this. Papaya is super rich in Vitamins C, A, E, B, and folate, and has lots of potassium, magnesium, and fiber. Avocado is rich in heart-healthy good-for-you fats. Read More

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Quinoa with Pine Nuts and Baby Kale or Spinach

Delicious! This is one of my favorite easy quinoa dishes. Quinoa has the highest nutritional profile and cooks the fastest of all the grains. Read More

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