Snap Peas with Pesto and Pine Nuts –serves 4-6

Snap Peas with Pesto and Pine Nuts

1 lb. prepared snap peas, To prepare, remove and discard the stem end and string from each sugar snap pod 1/3 cup basil or pesto of choice (recipe follows) ¼ cup pine nuts 3-4 strips of cooked bacon (optional) Steam snap peas in a pot with a steamer insert for about 5 minutes. They should […]

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Arugula Strawberry Radish and Goat Cheese Salad

Spring Salad with Arugula, Strawberry, Radish, and Goat Cheese

2 cups arugula 8-10 fresh, organic strawberries, lightly rinsed right before serving, sliced 2-3 radishes, cut into strips 2 tbs of crumbled goat cheese, you can also use blue or Roquefort, Parmesan or Asiago. 2 tbs of lightly toasted pine nuts (optional) Balsamic vinaigrette (recipe follows) Lightly dress the arugula with the balsamic vinaigrette. Store […]

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Orange Jicama Salad with Cayenne Lime Dressing

Orange Jicama Salad with Cayenne Lime Dressing

Orange Jicama Salad with Cayenne Lime Dressing 4 seedless oranges/tangerines or 8-10 mandarins (cuties), peeled and separated 1 ½ cups peeled and julienned jicama, you could substitute thinly sliced fennel root 1 small red onion, peeled and sliced very thin ¼ cup chopped fresh chopped cilantro Gently combine ingredients, add enough dressing to coat. Serve […]

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Pomegranate Salad with Radish, Peppers, Avocado, and Blue Cheese

Pomegranate Salad

with Radish, Peppers, Avocado, and Blue Cheese One of my favorite winter salads. 1 cup shelled pomegranate seeds 4 cups arugula or spring greens 4 radishes sliced thin 4 baby bell peppers sliced thin 1 avocado, pitted and cut into slices ½ cup crumbled blue or goat cheese Pepitas for garnish (optional) Balsamic dressing Dress […]

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Cauliflower Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing

Cauliflower Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing

Cauliflower Salad 3 cups chopped cauliflower, (could substitute with broccoli) ½ finely diced carrot ½ cup red bell pepper, diced into small chunks ¼ cup sliced basil Lightly toss above ingredients, add dressing, and enjoy. Dressing: 2 tablespoons olive or avocado oil 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 2 teaspoons honey or agave 1 teaspoon […]

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Napa Cabbage with Apples, Pomegranate and Radish Salad

3 tablespoons organic apple cider vinegar 4 tablespoons olive or avocado oil 1 teaspoon honey or agave 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Salt and black pepper, to taste 1 small head Napa cabbage, sliced thin and chopped 3-4 radishes, thinly sliced, (a mandoline is great for this) ½ cup pomegranate seeds 2 apples, cored and thinly […]

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Greek Salad with Lemon and Oregano

Print Greek Salad with Lemon and Oregano Add chicken or shrimp for a full meal deal. Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 1 medium cucumber chopped into small cubes 1/2 green or red bell pepper chopped 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes halved 1/4 cup Kalamata olives 1/4 small red onion thinly sliced Juice […]

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Caprese Salad

Print Caprese Salad Simple and delicious! Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients homegrown tomatoes sliced slices of fresh mozzarella to alternate with tomatoes fresh basil cut with a sharp knife into ribbons extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling balsamic vinegar reduction coarse salt and pepper Instructions Alternate the tomato slices and fresh mozzarella on a […]

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Broccoli Bacon Salad

Broccoli Bacon Salad Dressing 1 clove garlic, minced 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar, honey or agave, or to taste Salad 4 cups finely chopped broccoli crowns ½  cup chopped radishes 1 red or yellow bell pepper, cored and chopped 4-5 slices cooked bacon, crumbled 1/3 […]

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Baby Kale Salad with Lime Dressing

Baby Kale Salad with Lime Dressing Dressing 3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice 3 tablespoons avocado or olive oil 1 ½ tablespoons honey or agave 1-2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Salad 3 cups baby kale chopped into small pieces 3-4 scallions, chopped 1 cup cherries or blueberries, (if cherries, pitted and chopped) […]

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Baby Bok Choy and Strawberry Salad

Baby Bok Choy and Strawberry Salad

Baby Bok Choy and Strawberry Salad – serves 4 6 Baby Bok Choy, rinsed and dried then thinly sliced (including leafy greens) ½ cup shredded carrot ½ cup broccoli florets 1 pint strawberries, rinsed right before serving, sliced Thinly sliced red onion 1 tbs toasted sesame seeds, for garnish (optional) Sesame soy vinaigrette – recipe […]

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chickweed salad

Chickweed Salad

Chickweed Salad Chickweed leaves and flowers are a tasty edible plant, full of B complex vitamins, iron, calcium, and vitamins A and C. It is a cooling herb, great for soothing both internal and external inflammation. Read More about in our March Herb Blurb. 1 cup mixed baby greens 1 cup washed Chickweed, loosely chopped […]

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