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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Summer Salad with Pea Tendrils and Garlic Scapes Pesto

Summer Salad with Pea Tendrils and Garlic Scapes Pesto

This easy and simple summer salad was created during our most recent heat wave here in NYC, where turning on the stove or oven was just not an option.   This summer salad with pea tendrils and garlic scapes pesto gave me the opportunity to use all these beautiful summer vegetables I had on hand […]

Meatless Monday: Zesty Vegetable Pasta Salad

Meatless Monday: Zesty Vegetable Pasta Salad

Today’s meatless Monday recipe is a zesty vegetable pasta salad inspired from this week’s CSA bounty of zucchini and cucumbers among other fruits and vegetables.  Since joining a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) a few years ago, I have enjoyed eating with the seasons.  It is a great feeling knowing that you are supporting your local […]