salads and dressings

Shaved Beet and Carrot Salad

Ingredients 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 3 Tbsp sherry vinegar 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon minced shallots 6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 lb. beets ½ lb. carrots 4 oz. arugula 2 Tbsp pumpkin seeds Salt and pepper, to taste Crème fraiche, for serving (optional)   Instructions 1. Toast cumin seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat for ...
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Apple Walnut Green Salad

Ingredients for the Salad 5 oz (4-5 cups) salad greens 1 green apple, thinly sliced 1 small bulb of fennel, shaved thin ¼ small red onion, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp lemon juice ½ cup toasted walnuts ½ cup crumbled feta cheese (optional) Small handful of fresh parsley leaves   Ingredients for the Dressing 2 ½ Tbsp lemon juice 3 Tbsp ...
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Roasted Beet, Strawberry, and Arugula Salad

Ingredients 1 red beet 2 golden beets 1 Tbsp safflower or other high-heat oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 Tbsp olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt 4 cups arugula 1-pint strawberries, sliced   Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 450° F. 2. Wash beets, poke holes in each with a fork, then place each beet on a ...
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Paleo Chicken Salad [Whole 30]

Ingredients 3 cups cooked chicken, chopped or shredded ¼ cup onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 small apple, diced ½ cup dried cranberries ½ cup chopped pecans 2/3 cup Paleo mayo 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon fresh sage leaves, minced ½ teaspoon lemon juice Sea salt and black ...
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Crunchy Asian Slaw

Ingredients for the Dressing 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil ¼ cup rice wine vinegar 3 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 garlic clove, finely minced 1 Tbsp ginger, finely chopped ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon chili flakes   Ingredients for the Slaw 1 lb. shredded veggies of your choice (cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, snow peas, ...
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Sesame Chicken Chopped Salad

Ingredients for the Dressing 1/3 cup coconut aminos ¼ cup apple cider vinegar 3 Tbsp avocado olive oil 2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil 2 Tbsp minced ginger 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper   Ingredients for the Salad 1 ½ lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs, sliced into ½ inch pieces 4 diced green onions ½ large ...
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Avocado Chicken Salad Wraps

Ingredients 6 slices bacon (uncured, sugar free) 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast (halved to make cutlets) Salt and pepper to taste 3 Tbsp avocado or olive oil-based mayonnaise 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice ½ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon paprika 1 cup tomatoes, diced 2 green onions, finely sliced with whites 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 avocado, chopped 1 ...
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Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Basil and Mint

Ingredients 8 oz. strawberries, hulled and halved 1 cucumber, seeds removed and sliced 1 small red onion, thinly sliced ½ cup fresh basil, thinly sliced ¼ cup fresh mint, thinly sliced for larger leaves, small leaves left whole 2 Tbsp unfiltered olive oil, to taste 2 Tbsp balsamic reduction, to taste Celtic sea salt, to taste Cracked black pepper, to ...
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Avocado Tuna Salad

Ingredients 1 5-ounce can wild-caught tuna ¼ cup apple, diced 1 stalk celery, sliced 3 Tbsp red onion, diced 2 springs green onion, sliced ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 avocado, mashed Juice of half a lemon   Instructions 1. Combine all the ingredients (except the lemon) in a bowl and mix well, using a fork to ...
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Rainbow Veggie Salad

Ingredients (Salad) 2 cups sweet potatoes, diced 1 Tbsp olive oil, plus sea salt for potatoes 3 cups kale, chopped 1 Tbsp olive oil, plus sea salt for kale 2 cups brussels sprouts, shredded 2 cups red cabbage, shredded ¾ cups cashews 1/3 cup dried tart cherries, no sugar added   Ingredients (Dressing) 2 ½ Tbsp lemon juice 1 teaspoon ...
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Greek Salad

Ingredients 3 quartered tomatoes Fresh oregano 2 Tbsp capers (with 3 Tbsp of the liquid) 1 Tbsp sliced pickled peppers (with 1 Tbsp of the liquid) 3 Tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper Watercress Sliced scallions Pitted Greek olives   Instructions 1. Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl. 2. Serve and enjoy!   Serves 4 Inspired by: Food ...
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