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    Watermelon Feta Salad

    This refreshing salad with watermelon, feta cheese, and fresh mint is simply dressed with olive oil and lime juice. Perfect for summer. Ingredients 8 lb. whole seedless watermelon, chilled (about 12 cups of cubed fruit) 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 whole limes, juiced 1 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 tsp black pepper 1 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 1 1/2 cups crumbled feta cheese (sheep’s milk feta preferred) Instructions Note: This salad is best made just prior to serving. Prepare one hour or less before your meal. Cut rind from the watermelon, then chop the fruit into…

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    Mediterranean Lentil Salad

    Does the sunshine have you thinking salads and frozen yogurt? Try this lentil salad. Use it as a side or make some extra to take for lunch the next day. Ingredients 2 cups vegetable broth 2/3 cup dried green lentils 1  small cucumber, diced (1 small cucumber is about 2 cups) 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup halved, pitted kalamata olives 1  small red onion, diced (1 small onion is about 1 cup) 2 tbsp fresh minced dill 1/4 cup fresh minced parsley 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (optional, leave out to make vegan or dairy free) 1/4 cup extra…

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    Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad

    This salad is very popular and for good reason! It’s simple, flavorful, with a deliciously bold chicken! A little spice, a little sweet, a perfect dinner! The Sriracha and lime together make for a fabulous marinade that comes together quickly! Healthy, low-carb, and easy to make. Ingredients Sriracha Lime Chicken 2 organic chicken breasts 3 tablespoons sriracha 1 lime, juiced 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Salad 4 cups lettuce, chopped (I use this salad chopper)…

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    Chickpea Salad

    Yield 3 servings Prep time 15 Minutes Ingredients: 1 (15-ounce/425 grams) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 3 green onions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup finely chopped dill pickle 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper 3 tablespoons store-bought or homemade vegan mayonnaise 1 clove garlic, minced 1 1/2 teaspoons yellow mustard 2 teaspoons minced fresh dill (optional) 1 1/2 to 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, to taste 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt, or to taste Freshly ground black…

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    Avocado Strawberry Caprese

        Yield Serves 2 Prep time 10 Minutes Ingredients: 1/3 cup (80 mL) balsamic vinegar 1 cup (135 g) hulled and sliced strawberries 1 cup (160 g) grape or cherry tomatoes, halved 1 medium ripe avocado, pitted and diced 1/3 cup (8 g) loosely packed basil leaves, chiffonade cut 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil Pink Himalayan salt or fine sea salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Toasted sesame seeds or chopped pecans, for serving Directions: In a small saucepan,…