Category: Dressing

Sweet Potato and Arugula, Spinach Salad

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Ingredients: 6 cups ½ inch diced sweet potatoes, (leave the skin on,may also peel) 1 tbsp olive oil Salt and ground black pepper 2 cups loosely packed arugula or spinach or a combo of both 4 scallions,white and light green parts only, thinly sliced ½ Continue Reading

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Tarragon Salad Dressing

½ c olive oil 1/3 c red wine vinegar or cider vinegar 2 tbsp minced fresh tarragon 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 head fresh green garlic, minced ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper ½ tsp minced chives In a jar with a tight fitting lid, Continue Reading

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Beet, Carrot, and Apple Salad

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Ingredients: Dressing: Zest and juice of 1 orange Zest and juice of 1 lemon or lime 2 tbsp sherry vinegar ¾ c olive oil salt and ground black pepper Salad: 1 lb beets, peeled and cut into matchsticks 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into matchsticks Continue Reading

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Grilled Asparagus Salad

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Ingredients: Salad: 1 lb asparagus ½ c olive oil salt ground pepper 3 c mixed greens(lettuce, kale, mizuna) 1 cucumber cut into ½” dice 1 c grape tomatoes 1 c shredded daikon radish and carrots ½ c kalamta olives,chopped 8 ounces sharp white cheddar cut in Continue Reading

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Shallot Citrus Vinaigrette

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Ingredients:  ¾ c fresh orange juice 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp minced shallot ½ tsp thyme ½ tsp orange zest 1/3 cup olive oil salt fresh ground pepper Instructions: In a medium saucepan over low heat, bring orange juice to a boil. Reduce heat to a Continue Reading

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Chopped Salad with Oranges Greens and Nuts

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Salads get a bit of a bad rap as a “diet food”. Ugh. I don’t even like the word “diet” and I really like salads. They’re a great compliment to so many foods and can even be a wonderful meal on their own. The salad Continue Reading

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Spinach, Pear, and Orange Salad

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Ingredients: Dressing: 2 tbsp water 1 ½ tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp honey 2 tsp Dijon mustard ¼ tsp black pepper Salad: 1-2 pears cut lengthwise into 15 slices Bowl of torn spinach (may do half spinach, half finely sliced cabbage) Continue Reading

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Roasted Broccoli and Squash with a Basil and Tahini Sauce

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As I type this, I’m practicing my songs for the Christmas concert in December. This seems wrong because the weather doesn’t match the feel of the songs. I don’t know if it will ever not be weird to me to have 90 degree weather in October, but Continue Reading

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Crispy Tofu with Black Bean Purée and Microgreens

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  I think of this dish as a sort of open faced sandwich. We eat bread in our house. We also eat gluten. But, there are plenty of folks who don’t. There are also plenty of vegan-loving people out there. This is a shout out Continue Reading

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Roasted Fennel and Asparagus with Mâche and Lemon Vinaigrette

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For me, it’s not officially spring until we get asparagus in our Abundant Harvest Organics box. Guess this means that spring is here. I’ve planted my garden, baseball is back on with some spring training games, and the weather is pretty nice. It all adds Continue Reading

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Hearty Winter Salad with Dill Dressing

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Very rarely do I want a break from soup when the weather is cold. But, every once in a while it’s ok to take a breather from a steaming bowl of goodness. And I really do love the crunch of raw veggies. I also like Continue Reading

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Fennel, Pear and Pomegranate Salad

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Ingredients: ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 1 shallot minced 1 large fennel bulb, trimmed, halved and very thinly sliced 1 Pear, sliced into thin strips 4 cups mixed greens (mustard, lettuce, spinach etc.) ¾ cup pomegranate seeds Instructions: Whisk first 4 ingredients in small Continue Reading

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Pomegranate Vinaigrette

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Ingredients: 1 cup pomegranate seeds ½ cup rice vinegar ½ cup honey ½ tsp Salt (or to taste) Freshly ground black pepper (to taste) 1 cup virgin olive oil Instructions : In a blender combine pomegranate seeds rice vinegar honey Salt Pepper Blend well and slowly add olive Continue Reading

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Creamy Cucumber and Tomato Salad

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Creamy dreamy salad. Perfect for these last days of summer. The tomato is ripe and sweet, the cucumber crisp and cool, the dressing bright and herb-filled. It’s one of my favorite ways to eat salad. A couple of months ago, I planted a sprig of Continue Reading

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Massaged Kale and Tuna Salad

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Sometimes I just need a good salad. Salads are versatile and delicious, but sometimes aren’t hearty enough to be considered a main course. So I like to add a bit of protein so there’s a bit more to it.  For this salad, I chose tuna. Continue Reading

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Parsnip Fries with Dip

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I have something to confess. Other than roasting parsnips, or using them in soups, I don’t have many other ways that I use them.  Maybe because I know how good they are roasted. Think fried plantains meets roasted carrots.  I figured that it was time Continue Reading

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Spiced Beet and Onion Salad Topper

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Ingredients 4-8 beets 1 red or white onion ½ c cider vinegar                   ¼ c sugar ½ cinnamon                            ⅛ tsp ground cloves      Continue Reading

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Simple Summer Salad

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It. Is. Hot. Weather like this calls for a celebration of all things summer… even if it is only May.  We’re picnicking in our yard, enjoying fresh veggies dipped in homemade hummus, and barbecuing sausage to savor while we watch the Red Sox game.  I Continue Reading

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Massaged Kale Salad with Radish and Apple

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Kale kale kale kale. Radish radish radish radish. (Sung as I’m writing to the tune of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Yes.) Things I’ve been really into lately (besides singing regular words in non-fitting songs): Massaged Kale Salads.  What a wonderful phenomenon. Massaging the kale makes Continue Reading

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Radish Slaw

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Anyone else find themselves in need of some good coleslaw when spring comes along? The days are longer, people enjoy more meals outdoors, and my nose starts to anticipate the smell of barbecues grilling through the open windows.  What I’d really like right now is some Continue Reading

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