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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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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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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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Quinoa Salad with Grilled Summer Vegetables

Quinoa Salad with Grilled Summer Vegetables

  Quinoa is a very versatile seed.  It easily lends itself to any type of dish or it can be substituted for other grains.  Salads are no exception.  Quinoa works well as the base of any hearty salad or simply sprinkled on for more nutritional value. This simple quinoa salad with grilled summer vegetables brings together quinoa, […]

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