Category: Soups/Salads

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March 16, 2015
Spring Vegetable Salad with Yogurt Herb Dressing

I love Spring! Soon I will be planting my vegetable garden and embracing the new season. Meanwhile, I am putting the finishing touches on my latest recipes that I will be sharing for Easter. While visiting the grocery store I chose popular seasonal vegetables that are readily available and put this beautiful salad together. There […]

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February 1, 2015
Beet and Mango Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing

I will be sharing a Miso Black Cod with Mushroom and Currant Quinoa and Baby Bok Choy recipe on my next Fox 5 segment. It’s a simple yet sophisticated dinner that you can prepare for your Valentine this year that will make them feel like they are dining at a 5 star restaurant! I created […]

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November 19, 2013
Autumn Salad

During the Fall season I have an abundance of persimmons, pomegranates and apples growing in my garden. I was inspired to create this vibrant salad for my family’s Thanksgiving feast this year. The sweet fruits are complimented with delicious savory flavors that bring sophistication to this unique medley. It’s definitely best to use high quality […]

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July 4, 2012
Farmers Market Salad with Blood Orange Dressing

In addition to enjoying all of my homegrown produce, I am absolutely in love with the Farmers Market this summer. Every weekend I look forward to what’s available. I'm always in search for new finds as well as my regular must- haves. It’s been a perfect balance because even though I grow a large variety of  fruits and veggies […]

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March 17, 2012
Smoked Salmon Salad with Dill Caper Dressing

Easter is around the corner and this salad will make an excellent dish to serve for breakfast, lunch or brunch.  It’s served on a large platter so that the veggies are beautifully spread out and the smoked salmon is neatly stacked in the center for each person to serve to their liking. Think of it […]

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February 5, 2012
Strawberry Salad

Strawberries make a wonderful addition to this refreshing salad. The ingredients are simple and you can toss the salad together in minutes. Just combine your favorite mixed greens; I used a variety of artisan greens, spinach and fresh basil for an aromatic taste; with sliced red onion, cucumber and quartered strawberries (fraises are a good […]

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February 5, 2012
Tarragon Mustard Vinaigrette

One of my favorite, easy and tasty dressings to make.

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December 15, 2011
Holiday Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

I’m most excited about how easy this cranberry vinaigrette is to make. Who would think that tart, raw cranberries would taste so good after a quick blend in a food processor? I used a mixture of sweet, tangy and pungent flavors; balsamic vinegar, dijon mustard and fresh squeezed orange juice to name a few; none […]

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November 14, 2011
Red and Golden Beet Salad with Crispy Parsnips

Vibrant red and golden beet colors will draw your attention to this earthy and flavorful salad. The red beets are roasted then emulsified in a tangy shallot vinaigrette, placed on a bed of complimenting greens, decorated with beautiful golden beet rounds and topped off with crispy parsnip ribbons. If you don’t know what a parsnip is. Let […]

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October 26, 2011
Quinoa Edamame Salad

Yes, another Quinoa recipe post! I absolutely love Quinoa and every time I eat it I wonder where it’s been my whole life!  Not only is it healthy and easy to prepare. It has come in handy for me time and time again when I’m craving a meatless meal that is nutritious and filling. Whether […]

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