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Ahi Tuna, Mango and Roasted Corn Salad

August 11, 2013 Dairy free

salad with baby greens, mango, and ahi tuna

Fresh mango and roasted corn again? No complaints about that at our house. This filling dinner salad was inspired by a little browsing of Mad Greens menu (and a special on ahi at our corner grocery). I’ve made it several times now whenever I see that great special on ahi. According to Vancouver Aquarium’s  Ocean Wise ahi, or […]

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Dilled Green Bean and Potato Salad #TheSaladBar

July 13, 2013 Dairy free

dilled green bean potato salad

A summer picnic or potluck salad with yellow potatoes, green beans, dill, and a creamy silken tofu dressing.

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Mango, Avocado and Roasted Corn Salad with Creamy Ginger Dressing

June 19, 2013 Salad

salad with avocado, roasted corn, mango, and creamy ginger dressing

Mango avocado salad with roasted corn and mixed greens, optional grated cheese. Inspired by the Don Quixote salad from Mad Greens restaurant.

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Mother’s Day Picnic Salad with Edible Flowers

May 11, 2013 Recipes

Mother's Day Picnic Salad with edible flowers, asparagus, and avocado

A Mother’s Day picnic salad with shallot dressing, edible flowers, mixed greens including pea shoots, grilled asparagus, and seeds sprinkled on top.

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Trader Joe’s Kale Waldorf Salad

May 1, 2013 All Year

a home copy of Trader Joe's Kale Waldorf salad

A Kale Waldorf salad with Honey Yogurt dressing inspired by Trader Joe’s.

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Greek Yogurt Honey Dressing

April 30, 2013 All Year

greek yogurt honey salad dressing

An honey yogurt dressing made with Greek yogurt, basil, shallot, Dijon mustard, celery seed, and honey.

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Poppyseed Dressing (silken tofu-based)

December 15, 2012 All Year

waldorf salad with silken tofu poppyseed dresssing

A quick and easy non-dairy poppyseed dressing made with silken tofu.

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Summer Chickpea Salad with Apricots

August 4, 2012 All Year

chickpea apricot salad

This garbanzo salad, good anytime with dried apricots, gets a midsummer upgrade here with chopped, fresh apricots. The chickpeas are mixed with Italian parsley and other herbs, kalamata olives, and extra virgin olive oil.

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Mother’s Day Picnic Salad with Pea Shoots and Grilled Asparagus

May 14, 2012 Recipes

Mother's Day spring salad

A spring picnic salad for Mother’s Day or another special occasion featuring greens, grilled asparagus, a blend of whole grain rice, sunflower seeds and pine nuts, and sliced avocado.

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Arugula and Watermelon Salad

May 12, 2012 Dairy free

arugula watermelon salad

The amazing thing about this salad– which I’ll admit, seems like an odd combination on the face of it– is how the sweet watermelon takes all the bitterness out the arugula. Add a simple dressing and pine nuts, and you’ll have this nutritious salad on the table in no time.

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