Category Archives: Salads & Dressings

A variety of salads for every taste bud.

Creamy Cucumber Fennel Salad

This super simple salad features cool English cucumbers, fresh fennel and tangy Greek yogurt. Both cucumbers and fennel contain fiber and water which, by making you feel fuller faster, can help you get to and keep a healthy weight. Greek-style yogurt with a splash of apple cider vinegar makes a light creamy dressing with the...
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Baby Kale Tuna Salad with Wasabi Dressing

Baby kale is milder and more tender than its mature variety, making it perfect for raw salads like this one. It’s still packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients such as isothiocyanates and flavonoids that lower cancer risk. Sweet onions and grape tomatoes add color and complex flavor pairings while tuna tops it off with...
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Warm Kale Salad

Celebrate the end of winter and arrival of spring with a warm salad made of sautéed curly kale, sweet roasted beets and crunchy red quinoa. Kale is rich in cancer protective isothiocyanates and the flavonoids lutein and beta-carotene. Beets contain compounds called anthocyanins and betalins. Red quinoa provides protein and cancer-fighting fiber. All these benefits...
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Fiesta Slaw

Coleslaw is a staple side with BBQ and Tex-Mex style dishes. This citrus-based version combines the natural sweetness of orange juice, mango and apple with the heat of jalapeño pepper to help bring out the natural flavors of the veggies. Featuring colorful bell peppers, this slaw is rich in beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C and...
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Apple Salad with Cherries, Cranberries and Walnuts

Liven up your fall menu with fruit salad featuring in-season apples. A snap to make and nutritious, the combination of crisp apples, dried cherries, dried cranberries, crunchy walnuts and creamy yogurt provides beneficial phytonutrients, prebiotics, probiotics and omega 3 fatty acids. (more…)...
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Salad in a Jar with Lentils and Feta Cheese

Beyond bored with the salad greens being trucked in to my local supermarket, I crave the young and tender greens of spring on my plate. But it will be a few weeks yet until locally grown fresh greens are available here in the Northeast, as it may be where you are, too. Read more