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Arugula Caprese Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

Arugula Caprese Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing and Homemade Croutons – a fresh spin on the classic Caprese salad. Light and fresh with crunchy croutons. This weekend was the first weekend it really felt like spring. It was warm and sunny and we spent a lot of time outside. We celebrated Easter by going to …

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Chopped Salad with Spiced Chickpeas and Tarragon Tahini Dressing

Chopped Salad with Spiced Chickpeas and Tarragon Tahini Dressing – A crisp Mediterranean inspired salad with lemon chicken, tarragon tahini dressing, and spiced chickpeas. From the book Eating in the Middle by Andie Mitchell.  A few years ago, I lost a lot of weight. About 30 pounds – a toddler. I have since gained a …

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Steak and Potato Salad with Roasted Garlic Dressing

Steak and Potato Salad with Roasted Garlic Dressing – A steak salad that even carnivores will get with roasted potatoes, and a creamy garlic dressing. I seriously cut the top of my finger this morning and am having a really hard time typing, so this is gonna be short. Always the top of my finger …

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Grilled Corn Salad with Fresh Herbs

I hope that you had a great Independence Day. We had a wonderful day despite being rained out. Hurricane Arthur made his appearance and cancelled the fireworks and festivities. We ended up spending the day reading books, watching movies, and catching up on some of our shows. Have you been watching Orphan Black? It is so …

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Kansas Chopped Salad with Peppercorn Ranch

I love to order salad in a restaurant. For some reason salad tastes even better when someone else makes it for you. I know that salad is supposed to be fancy these days, with dark greens and things like roasted butternut squash and pistachios running through it. And I do love salad like that too. …

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Kale Chicken Caesar Salad with Parmesan Crisp Croutons

There is a DIY super healthy salad bar chain in DC called Sweetgreen that I love. I could eat there every day and never get tired of it. I always get the same thing – a kale Caesar (hold the tomato) and a green juice for later. One of the biggest surprises from working with …

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