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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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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Mediterranean quinoa salad with spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, feta, and a lemon vinaigrette. This healthy salad recipe makes the perfect light vegetarian meal, or side dish for sharing with friends and family. I often ask the manacle (get it? Bah-de-haaa!) what he thinks and feels about specific recipes I make. What a loaded question, …

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Southwest Kale Salad with Cumin Ginger Sage Dressing

The man cake and I do this thing. It’s a waiting game and it involves avoidance behavior with a hint of laziness and a competitive edge. This is how it works: we each procrastinate completing tasks that need to be done to see if we can hold out just long enough so that the other …

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Kale Salad with Apple, Pear and Roasted Pecans

There are lies we tell ourselves. For instance, road rage is perfectly mature and never our fault. We are the exception to the no-white-pants-after-Labor-Day rule. The eye candy at the gym is admiring us in the mirror, not his ego-centric biceps that have their own gravitational pull. After the holidays, every pair of our jeans …

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Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Goat Cheese, Avocado & Corn

Zucchini Ribbon Salad with goat cheese, avocado and corn is a fresh, vibrant salad recipe perfect for summer. Whip it up any night of the week for a marvelous side dish. Zucchini makes a great salad! I have seen recipes for zucchini ribbon salad in the past and with the jerky twist of my head …

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Golden Beet Caprese Salad

  The first scent of autumn always brings a smile to my face. As the days get shorter and cooler, Tahoe begins to smell differently. It starts with a swift, brisk breeze…the air holds the cool aroma of water mixed with the warmth of pine and for a brief second, it is almost possible to …

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