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Quinoa Summer Salad (Recipe Redux)

Quinoa Summer Salad (Recipe Redux)

A quinoa summer salad that is bright, refreshing, healthy and delicious featuring fresh summer vegetables and quinoa. Happy birthday Recipe ReDux!  The theme for the month of June is Celebrate a ReDuxer!  So for ReDux’s birthday month, we were challenged to celebrate each other by picking a fellow ReDuxer and either make one of their recipes or create one of our own inspired […]

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Mixed Greens Salad with Walnuts, Avocado and Chickpeas

Mixed Greens Salad with Walnuts, Avocado and Chickpeas

A fresh, light and healthy mixed greens salad topped with crunchy walnuts, creamy avocados and nutrient dense chickpeas that can be served for brunch, lunch or dinner. “I received free samples of California walnuts mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Walnut Commission and […]

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Chopped Brussels Sprouts with Quinoa Salad

Chopped Brussels Sprouts with Quinoa Salad

Hellooooo and welcome 2016!!!  This is my first post on the first Monday of the New Year. I know many of us have new year resolutions to eat more healthy, balanced meals and maybe include more plant based meals in our weekly repertoire.  This chopped brussels sprouts with quinoa salad recipe fits the bill on both […]

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Meatless Monday: Greens, Beets and Quinoa Bowl with a Tahini Vinaigrette

Meatless Monday: Greens, Beets and Quinoa Bowl with a Tahini Vinaigrette

Happy Monday.  Today I’m sharing one of my favorite salads, mixed greens, beets and quinoa bowl with a tahini vinaigrette.  Is it just me, or do you feel like you are racing against time to get everything done?  Shopping, wrapping, decorating, full time jobs, caring for family and children and then there is the prepping […]

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Orrechiette Pasta with Beans Salad and a Pesto Dressing

Orrechiette Pasta with Beans Salad and a Pesto Dressing

The holidays are quickly approaching.  If you are hosting a Thanksgiving gathering you know how difficult it can be if your meals were not planned or ingredients not purchased in advance.   What’s great is that this Orrechiette Pasta with Beans Salad and a pesto dressing utilizes some common pantry and refrigerator staples if you are […]

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Grilled Apricot Summer Salad with a Balsamic Vinaigrette

Grilled Apricot Summer Salad with a Balsamic Vinaigrette

Happy Monday everyone!!!  As the end of summer quickly approaches and in an attempt to savor these final days of summer, I present today’s meatless Monday dish, a grilled apricot summer salad with a balsamic vinaigrette.   The apricots are tender and the grilling helps to really bring out their sweetness.  I don’t often indulge in […]

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Asian Inspired Radish, Cucumber and Celery Salad

Asian Inspired Radish, Cucumber and Celery Salad

Today’s Asian inspired radish, cucumber and celery salad is just fitting for the hot temperatures we’ve been experiencing here in NYC.  It is a truly light and refreshing salad that can easily be served for lunch.   You will notice that my recent recipes have radishes.  That’s because I have so many radishes on hand. […]

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Summer Vegetable Salad with Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing

Summer Vegetable Salad with Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing

Summer and salads just seem to go together so well, don’t they?  It’s the time of year we anxiously await those fresh crispy vegetables and ripe, juicy fruits.  This summer vegetable salad with creamy roasted garlic dressing embodies just that.   It is a mostly raw salad that is light, refreshing and showcases the beautiful […]

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