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    Red Cabbage Salad with Blue Cheese & Maple-Glazed Walnuts

    Serve this hearty salad recipe–combining red cabbage, blue cheese and glazed walnuts–as an accompaniment to roast pork or chicken. To slice the cabbage quickly, cut the head into wedges and slice in your food processor. A mandoline is also a great tool for the job Ingredients 1 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese 1 granny smith apple (optional) ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon extra-virgin…

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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…