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Crazy Busy Chickpea Salad

Crazy Busy Chickpea Salad

I just couldn’t help myself with this one.  All I wanted was a simple chickpea salad but once I hit the kitchen, I just couldn’t stop adding ingredients to this one and it turned out so DELICIOUS! I started with a base of chickpeas and shredded carrots.  Please try not […]

Lentil Salad with Grilled Radicchio, Oranges and Goat Cheese

Lentil Salad with Grilled Radicchio, Oranges and Goat Cheese

I can’t seem to get enough Navel oranges lately.  I had to find a way to incorporate them into a salad.  My Lentil Salad with Grilled Radicchio, Oranges and Goat Cheese is just loaded with flavor, color and texture.  Please try it and tell me what you think! Lentils typically cooks […]

grilled asparagus salad

Grilled Asparagus with Spring Onion Vinaigrette

Grilled asparagus is an easy go-to in the spring and summer months.  Little prep time combined with short cooking time make these spears a simple go-to for a quick side or entertaining a crowd. The season for spring onions is short so when I see them at the store, I […]

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lime & Pumpkin Seeds

I found a head of cauliflower in my refrigerator the other day.  It was pushed in a back corner and I’d forgotten it was there.  After rummaging through my pantry for some inspiration, I came up with a bag of pumpkin seeds and that’s how this new salad idea came […]

Artichoke and Mozzarella Salad

Artichoke and Mozzarella Salad

It’s the end of vacation week here in Massachusetts.  After a week of cooking an unmentionable amount of hot dogs and pasta for my kids, I’m desperate for something more fresh.  But I’m also exhausted.  I spent the week with my three kiddos in New Hampshire, enduring more ice, snow […]

Shredded Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad

Shredded Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad

I promise I’m only temporarily headed back into Fall and Winter with this salad.  But let’s just say it’s my farewell to Winter.  One last hoorah with Brussels Sprouts and then we’ll kick them to the curb until next Fall.  And this shredded kale and Brussels sprout salad is a […]

Thai Cabbage Salad

Raw Thai Cabbage Salad with Lemongrass Scented Tofu

When I’m craving a crunchy healthy salad, my Raw Thai Cabbage Salad is my go-to.  It’s beautifully colorful, full of different textures and such well-rounded flavors.  And of course, most of it can be prepped a day ahead of time.  Cabbage is a so hearty that you can chop it […]