Salad recipes

Winter Salad with Butternut Squash and Beets

On the 1st of December in Boston, it was amazingly warm. And by warm, I mean 53 degrees. My tastebuds suddenly switched back from wanting soups to salads, so I made a massive bowl of this hearty winter salad for lunch for the week. The only problem was, those warm temps lasted about a day.show me more

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Quinoa with Apricot, Peas and Zucchini

I was all set to make a corn, black bean and quinoa salad for lunch this week for me and the little guy, but then came across this new recipe from Nutrition Stripped that sounded way more delicious than whatever cans of corn and beans I was about to open. And I had just purchasedshow me more

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Salmon Potato Salad (without mayo!)

Perhaps you’ve heard the recommendation to eat fish twice a week, since fish and seafood are the major sources of healthy omega-3 fats and are also rich in other nutrients like vitamin D, selenium, protein and low in saturated fat. There are new guidelines that encourage pregnant women, women who may become pregnant, or breastfeedingshow me more

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Artichoke and Red Pepper Barley Salad

A few weekends ago our little Funk family of three headed to a BBQ with 6 other mom friends, 6 dad friends, and our 8 total babies. It was certainly a new experience for all of us, spending our Sunday afternoon with 8 wiggly babies, all around three months of age, all insanely cute. Weshow me more

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Roasted Sweet Potato Black Bean Salad

I looooove sweet potatoes. Usually I don’t do anything to fancy ’em up, just roast with olive or coconut oil and a few dashes of sea salt. Sometimes I’ll eat them just like that, other times with a scoop of salsa, black bean spread, or squirt of ketchup. But I’ve never really thought of eatingshow me more

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Quinoa, Mango and Black Bean Salad

This is another tasty one-pot dish! My apologies for the sideways, poor-quality photo. I swear the food is better than the picture! I modified this Eating Well recipe for Quinoa, Mango and Black Bean Salad using just the main ingredients. I love fruit in my savory salads and mango is such a sweet summer fruit…evenshow me more

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Strawberry Fennel Salad

Over the weekend I headed to Jess’ place for her birthday BBQ. I volunteered to bring a green salad for the occasion. Do you like fruit in your green salad as much as I do? It’s the sweet savory combo that I love, and will stick fruit (fresh or dried) in a salad any chanceshow me more

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Totally Random Quinoa Salad

Some ingredients just go together: Lime and coconut Honey and lavender Chocolate and peanut butter Last night’s dinner had a total of zero ingredients that go together. I literally pulled things out of cabinets and shelves at random to come up with this quinoa salad. To start, I cooked the quinoa in my rice cooker,show me more

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Deconstructed Sushi Bowl

We’re big sushi fans around here, but haven’t had it in a while, which must be why I was inspired to create a sushi-style meal without all the rolling and seaweed and raw fish. This sushi bowl tastes exactly. like. sushi. The only things I wish I had on hand were a sheet of norishow me more

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Panzanella Salad

Right after I graduated college, as I was preparing for my RD exam and trying to get a “real job,” I worked as a hostess at a new Northern Italian-style restaurant near my home. It was there that I tried for the first time Panzanella Salad, or bread salad. Who knew soggy bread could tasteshow me more

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