Sweet Kale Salad With Coconut Cream Poppy Seed Dressing

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  Crisp sweet kale salad tossed in a creamy homemade poppy-seed dressing topped with cranberries and pepitas. That’s what we had  for dinner last night with some chicken on the side and it looked so pretty, I decided it was definitely blog worthy! Kale is in season now and mixed with vibrant orange tomatoes, crisp […]

Sprouted Mung Bean Asian Salad #TheSaladBar

Sprouted Mung Salad

  Sprouted Mung Bean Salad with tender snap peas, grated carrot, Napa cabbage and spring onion tossed with a zesty homemade Asian dressing! Healthy, nutritious with a crisp crunch, sprouted mung beans add a powerful punch to this Asian inspired salad. My Monthly Salad Bar group is doing an “Asian inspired” salad theme and I […]

Mediterranean Salmon Salad For A Quick #Weekday Supper

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Colorful Mediterranean salmon salad with warm red potatoes and green beans drizzled with a zesty salad dressing! Warm days have me craving salad and this salmon salad is just perfect for a quick weekday supper. It takes minutes to put together and is a complete meal in itself. Grill or broil the salmon in the […]

Persimmon Bok Choy Salad With Sesame Ginger Orange Dressing


  Bok Choy salad with juicy persimmon and red banana peppers doused with a homemade orange ginger sesame dressing is simple to fix but fancy to serve !  Spring is here and nothing screams more spring to me than Fresh greens and fruit busting with succulent flesh! I received a huge  box of greens yesterday […]

Papaya Three Bean Salad Bursting With Antioxidants & Enzymes

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  I made this salad for a potluck on Saturday and quickly grabbed some pictures before I packed it  “to go”!  The dominant ingredient is ripe luscious papaya.  Team  it with some beans, spring onion, cherry tomatoes, peppers, fresh mint, cilantro and you have a picture perfect salad that is easy on the eye.  Toss […]

Chickpea Lemon Mint Rice Salad

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Summer & Salads go together.  When it gets super  HOT  outside,  eating salads and keeping hydrated is all I want to do.  Sometimes I crave more than just veggies, fruit and meat in my salad. I want carbs  !! Then I go in for rice, quinoa and cous cous salads and satisfy my carb craving ! […]

Sweet & Tangy Chili Lime Fruit Salad #SundaySupper

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    It’s hot these days.  Here in DC, we’ve been hitting the 100 degrees mark and over!  So when my #Sunday Supper team decided on a “Beat the Heat” theme I gladly jumped on the bandwagon!  Jen from Juanita’s Cocina is hosting it this week and she has a really cool blog with lots of fab […]

Wild Arugula Strawberry Red Onion Mint Salad

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We have relatives and  house guests this week  which is super nice. Last night I tried to put together a dinner salad with anything ” salad worthy” I  had at home. The end result was a surprisingly lovely looking salad which tasted super yumm ! Talk about ‘necessity being the mother of invention ‘ 🙂 […]

Spicy Watermelon Salad with Feta Mint & Apple Cider Vinegar


  Watermelon season is in and we buy loads of it ! The kids like to eat it, I like to smoothie it and this time I wanted to try something different so made a watermelon salad. I spiked it with apple cider vinegar and it gave it a zing ! I added the vinegar […]

Heart Healthy Roasted Beet with Wild Arugula & Goat Cheese Salad #SundaySupper

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My Sunday Supper group is doing a  special edition of  recipes from Cristina Ferrare ‘s ” Big Bowl of Love ”  I am so excited to be participating since I am a great fan of the lovely Cristina. I flipped through her website to look for a recipe and absolutely fell in love with the […]