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Red Rice, Lentil and Edamame Salad

I’ve recently discovered Himalayan Red Rice in the bulk bins at my local Whole Foods. I bought a little bit to try a couple of months ago and loved it – it has a chewy texture and nutty flavor that … Continue reading

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Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Winter salads are a fun challenge when cooking with locally-produced foods (or at least as many local foods as possible). My CSA veggie boxes have been full of wonderful root vegetables for the past few weeks, so when I decided … Continue reading

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Lentil Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

I had a party to go to a couple of weeks ago, and wanted to bring something healthy to snack on but really didn’t feel like going to the store. I dug around in my pantry and refrigerator and decided … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppy Seed Chicken Salad with Mint

I love chicken salad, but have struggled to find a recipe with a tasty creamy dressing that isn’t loaded down with fat.  I’ve substituted plain yogurt for mayonnaise, but am usually disappointed by both the flavor and texture.  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Shrimp with Grilled Corn, Black Bean, and Jicama Salad

I was at a local cooking store a few weeks ago and as I was checking out a small cookbook caught my eye: Skinny Dips, which contains recipes for relatively light dips and salsas.  I bought it and have tried … Continue reading

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Watermelon Caprese Salad

I’ve decided to try my hand at container gardening this summer, so that I can enjoy fresh herbs all summer long. I’m not much of a gardener, but I’m hoping that if I keep it simple, they will do fine. … Continue reading

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Chickpea Salad

With the Atlanta summer heating up, I’ve been turning back to cool salads for lunch. While in the winter I seem to crave tropical Latin flavors, I’ve been gravitating toward Mediterranean food for my inspiration lately.  Looking through a Whole … Continue reading

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