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Category: Salad

Soba Noodle Salad with Fresh Ginger Dressing

I love a good all veggie salad, but also love soba noodles. This soba noodle salad with fresh ginger salad is a great blending of a few of my favorite things! It is delcious and so healthy! Get your water on the stove and boiling. While it is heating, start chopping your veggies. I wanted…

Orange and Pomegranate Salad

I am not sure how everyone is feeling, but after Thanksgiving, I need some GREEN! I definitely indulged over the holidays and now my body is screaming for some healthier, lighter options. This was our lunch from today and it was just right! It’s the season for citrus and I am excited about…

Shaved Brussel Sprouts Salad with Maple Dressing

Have you had a shaved brussel sprouts salad? I love them, as long as the sprouts are sliced really thinly. I don’t like them when they are in bigger chunks. Let me say, I love brussel sprouts when they are cooked, and size, but raw, I only like them shaved. It’s…

Thai Quinoa Salad

I love a good Thai salad, and adding quinoa adds a whole new dimension. It is so good! I think you will love it. I like a good base of green and red cabbage, throw in some carrots, cilantro, quinoa and bell peppers. Mix them all together. In a separate bowl mix dressing, drizzle over…

Beet and Carrot Spinach Salad

I love a good loaded salad. I think there are always good, fun new combos to try out. One combo I have not tried out yet is carrots and beets. Have you tried this yet? No? You should. Here’s the rundown on what I did. I started with a base of spinach. If…

Sweet Potato and Cranberry Quinoa Salad

I am part of a fun collaboration group on Instagram- we hashtag #seasonalfoodiecollab. Every month we have a challenge with 2 different seasonal foods. This month’s challenge foods were sweet potatoes and cranberries. Although I kind of cheated a little, using dried cranberries, this salad was so tasty!! This is such a great…

Harvest Salad

I love salads in the summer, like a lot. I also love them in the fall and winter though. In fact, sometimes I think we need salad even more in the fall and winter than summer. I started by roasting these beautiful beets. I love to use the traditional red beets, but also love golden…

Fall Salad with Roasted Pumpkins and Pomegranates

I love pumpkins and squash in my salads. I think it adds the perfect texture and fall flavor to salads this time of year. For this particular salad, I used a pumpkin pie pumpkin , they are the smaller pumpkin you find in the produce sections in the stores right now. Start by cutting it in…

Fruit and Quinoa Salad

I love a good traditional fruit salad, but I also love to mix it up a bit and add in extras. One of my favorite add ins is quinoa. Have you ever tried it? No? You definitely should! I usually like a red quinoa, but for this one I had a tri color blend in…

Asian Cucumber Salad

Don’t let this simple salad fool you, it is packed with flavor! I threw this together tonight when I wanted a simple, light meal. It took me about 5 minutes start to finish. This is also a great snack or even side dish. As a warning, this is not a a make ahead…