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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

Quinoa is an interesting food. It’s not a grain, but actually a seed of a plant that is most closely related to the spinach, beet and chard family. If you are new to cooking with quinoa, this Quinoa and Black Bean salad is a perfect recipe to start with, especially if you are trying to avoid grains. Quinoa […]

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Wild Rice and Cranberry Salad

Summer is in full force and for us that means lots of parties, picnics and cookouts. The question that always comes up is, “What are we going to bring?” Well, this Wild Rice and Cranberry Salad is one of our go-to side dishes that always pleases the crowd. It’s gluten-free and is a great mix of tang […]

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Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing

My kids love ranch dressing, but store-bought ranch is the one of the worst things you can add to make your kids eat their veggies. So I went on a mission to figure out how to make a healthy alternative ranch dressing that tastes and looks like the “real thing”! This ranch dressing is dairy-free […]

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ginger miso dressing

Ginger Miso Dressing

You can never have enough dressing recipes. This miso dressing is easy to make and adds some unique flavors to any salad. It has a sweet bent to it, and if you are watching your weight, has about half the calories, than other dressings. I usually try not to eat soybean and corn products (due […]

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Greek Salad

Greek Dressing & Salad

I love Greek food. There is something about the tartness and flavor of a traditional Greek salad that makes my taste buds rejoice. Plus, what you find in a typical Greek Salad is great for your body, especially if you add some chicken for protein and you make your own dressing. The mixture of fresh […]

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Carrot-Spinach Salad

Moroccan Carrot & Spinach Salad

Many foods have the power to cleanse and detox your body. I won’t go into all the specifics now (I will address them in a future post), but I wanted to share with you one of my weekly go-to-salads. This salad is full of flavor and easy to make. I often will make it in […]

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