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Healthy Fruit and Nut Salad

This delicious and Healthy Fruit and Nut Salad is everything that is good about summer! It is light and loaded with all the summer bounties. It can be personalized, depending on what fruit and nuts you are into. I also added in some farro for an even healthier boost! Blueberry Vinaigrette The dressing for the…

Blood Orange and Golden Beet Salad

I feel eternally grateful to God for making sure in the dreariness of winter we have something as beautiful, vibrant and refreshing as citrus to brighten our days! I mean just look at this blood orange and golden beet salad. I am using citrus wherever and whenever I can. Blood oranges are especially beautiful right…

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…

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…

Zucchini and Corn Fritters

I love veggie fritters, unfortunately, my family doesn’t. Because of that, I don’t make them as often as I would like to. The other night, I set my family’s preferences aside, and focused on my tastes instead :). They still ate them, but it wasn’t with any sort…

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…

Cherry and Honeyed Pecan Salad with a Cherry Vinaigrette

This time of year I’ll eat cherries just about anyway I could get them.In fact, I generally eat them so much, I have been known to make myself sick, on multiple occasions. Hah!! I just can’t seem to help myself. This salad was a fun way to incorporate cherries into…

Sliced Cucumber Greek Salad

This is the simplest salad, probably ever.I’m not even kidding, but there is something SO delicious in it’s simplicity. Plus the cucumber ribbons are just so beautiful!! They are the most time consuming part, but worth it as beautiful as it turned out. If you don’t want to…