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Raw Root Bowls with Zesty Orange Dressing

Raw root vegetable bowls with zesty orange vinaigrette are packed with enough nutrition to dry your John Cusack movie-induced tears. Spring is springing leaks all up in the mother nature hood, which just makes me want to put raw vegetables in a bowl and eat them all up. Spring is a raw, tumescent time. All …

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Roasted Beets with Orange-Tahini Dressing

Roasted beets with orange-tahini dressing – a nutrient-packed side dish, perfect for adding to any meal.   Given how un-technologically savvy I am, it’s a truly a wonder that I own and operate a website. …webblog…blog…blogsite…webpage. Whatever. What you see here is a polished version of what is actually a complete cluster of I-don’t-understand-how-any-of-this-really-works.  You …

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Kale Cesar Salad with Garlicy Chickpea Croutons (guest post)

Well, I could just hop, skip, and go naked over today’s post! Andrea from Dishing up the Dirt is here, serving up real food talk and a kale Cesar salad with garlicy chickpea croutons! Andrea and her husband, Taylor are organic farmers up in Oregon at Tumbleweed Farm. On her blog, Andrea posts insanely scrumptious and healthy …

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Butternut Squash Kale Salad with Orange-Sage Dressing

  One of my favorite activities is sweeping things under the rug (figuratively speaking, as I never ever literally sweep). And see how well I can get away with it. If you find a peanut butter spoon stuck to a blanket, wedged between two of my couch cushions, which will most definitely happen if (and …

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Roasted Fall Vegetables Salad with Maple Orange Cinnamon Dressing

. . . with chia seeds, golden raisins, pears, pecans, and maple-orange-cinnamon vinaigrette. BAM! Consider your mind blown. Is squash not everyone’s favorite thing to happen ever right now?  Particularly butternut squash? Which we shall henceforth refer to as BNS? What we have here are roasted fall vegetables (BNS and beets) with a medley of …

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Curry Shrimp Chopped Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Curry Shrimp Chopped Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing is a fresh, flavorful clean meal, easy to assemble on any given night! This whole30, paleo recipe is perfect for sharing with friends and family. This salad has been rolling around in my brain for a couple of months, and because the sun is setting on summer, …

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Heirloom Tomato & Avocado Farro Salad with Mint-Lime Dressing

It pains me to say the summer is coming to an end. During these last days of sunshine (who’m I kidding, it’s always sunny in California…and Philadelphia), hot days and meals from the grill, I’m wringing out cool, crisp, refreshing salads before trading them in for comforting crock pot stews and roasts. Farro, among many …

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Raspberry and Pistachio Salad with Creamy Raspberry Vinaigrette

Let this summer go down in history as the summer of salad and burgers. I’ve made some attempts to show you non-salad and non-burger recipes but ever since the earth reached its maximum axial-tilt one month ago (ohhh yeah, Wikipedia-ed that, son!)  leafy greens and hunks of meat have had my full attention. Resistible? I …

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Roasted Beet & Fig Salad with Goat Cheese and Blackberry Balsamic Reduction

  There was some serious crunching this weekend. You know that little cookbook I’ve been telling you about for 6 months? It’s purdy much in the bag. Other than a booty busting trail run, a marathon Revenge watching session, and a prime rib dinner that prompted me to put on proper clothing and run a …

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Roasted Beet Salad with Peaches, Pluots, Blue Cheese, and Walnuts

Roasted Beet Salad and Peach Salad with pluots, blue cheese and walnuts is a flavor-infused healthy salad recipe to make you feel amazing! Whip it up every week for a nutrient blast! My relationship with the roasted beet salad has been a long time coming. I have put it on a pedestal, idolized it, wondered …

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Shaved brussels sprouts salad with avocado, blueberries, apples, walnuts, and citrus dressing – a healthful and vibrant salad for any time of year! Today at 11:23 AM pacific time, I turn twenty-seven years old! I’m over the meadow and through the woods, that’s for sure. Sign me up for water aerobics, I’ve got joints to …

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