Category Archives: Salads

Lasting Impressions (and a potluck)

  While she barely stood five feet tall, she was a force to be reckoned with.   Full of understated glamour, with her silver hair swept neatly back in a low, tight bun, she lit up the room with her infectious laugh and kind eyes.  She loved her morning grapefruit, fresh from the old tree in...

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Kale Salad with Balsamic Red Onions, Pine Nuts + Chèvre

I know what you may be thinking.  Raw kale salad?  Um, no.  But, thanks. As we all know, sometimes things aren’t always what they seem.  After a few days of total Thanksgiving indulgence (yes, I ate enough stuffing for six large men), I was ravenous for nutrient-dense, fiber-rich food.  Kale is always one of those...

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Loving your Style :: Summer Melon + Feta Salad with Raspberry-Infused Aged Balsamic Reduction

  I’ve always had a secret love affair with watermelon.  In the summer, you’ll usually find a whole watermelon with the top sliced off perched on one of the shelves of my refrigerator.  Unlike most civilized people who carve the sugary melon into realistic portions to eat, I just take a spoon to it.  And, while...

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Zucchini + Cucumber Carpaccio with Crushed Pistachios, Manchego + Lemon Vinaigrette

For the most part, I tend to be an orderly person.  Sometimes, a probably little too orderly. Maybe it’s because my mom used to follow immediately behind me in the kitchen while I was cooking, cleaning up every inch of space that wasn’t spotless along the way.  Or, it could be the fact that too...

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Herbed Chicken + Pea Shoot Salad with Tangerine-Honey Vinaigrette

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  The humble pea shoot seems to garner a great deal of affection.   We recently asked our readers how they like to prepare these delicate tendrils and found ourselves flooded with response.  From a quick sauté with olive oil and garlic to studding a fluffy frittata, people seem to adore this ultra-sweet first taste...

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