salads and dressings

Tomato and Spinach Salad

Ingredients 4 yellow tomatoes, cut into wedges 8 oz. grape tomatoes, halved 8 oz. baby spinach leaves ¼ cup toasted pine nuts ¼ cup fresh basil, coarsely chopped ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar; Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper   Instructions 1.    Combine the olive oil and balsamic vinegar in a bowl. Stir until well combined.  Season ...
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Crunchy Quinoa Salad

Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups vegetable broth 3 (2-inch) strips of lemon zest (see hints below) 1 ½ cups asparagus, sliced into ½ inch pieces 1 cup snow peas, cut in half ½ cup kohlrabi, peeled and sliced into thin strips ¼ cup radishes, thinly sliced 3 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives 2 Tbsp. chopped ...
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Chicken Salad with Miso Dressing

Ingredients 1 small rotisserie chicken, skin removed, meat cut in small squares or shredded (about 4 cups) 4 slices bacon 1 (1 ½ inch) piece ginger, peeled, cut into very thin matchsticks 1 head of green leaf lettuce, cut crosswise into ½ inch-thick ribbons 2 scallions, thinly sliced Toasted sesame seeds (for serving) Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper   Dressing ...
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Slow-Cooked Salmon, Chickpeas, and Greens

Ingredients For Salmon 2 Tbsp. olive oil, plus more 1- 15.5 ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed ½ teaspoon ground cumin Celtic Sea salt Freshly ground pepper 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 1 small bunch mustard greens, ribs, and stems removed, leaves coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon honey 4 6-ounce skinless, wild-caught salmon fillets   For Vinaigrette ½ small shallot, very ...
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Cracked Farro and Broccoli Salad

Ingredients ½ cup semi-pearled farro Kosher salt 1 large egg yolk 3 drained oil-packed anchovy fillets 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar ½ teaspoon sugar ¼ teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 garlic cloves, peeled, divided ¼ cup grapeseed oil 6 teaspoon olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon dried oregano Freshly ground black pepper ½ head broccoli, stem peeled ...
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Shaved Cauliflower Salad

Ingredients 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest ¼ cup fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon honey ¼ cup olive oil Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper 10 ounces cauliflower florets, very thinly sliced lengthwise 1 Tbsp. plus 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast 2 cups (1-inch-wide strips) butter or romaine lettuce 2 cups curly endive, torn 2 ounces Parmesan, finely ...
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Blood Orange and Grapefruit Salad with Cinnamon

Ingredients 2 large pink grapefruits 2 blood oranges ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp. raw apple cider vinegar ½ teaspoon of sea salt ¼ cup chopped fresh sage Freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, for dusting   Instructions Keep the peel on the fruit to start, which makes slicing them into thin pieces much easier. With ...
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Grilled Chicken Waldorf Salad

Ingredients 2 cups chopped grilled chicken breast 1 medium apple, diced 2 stalks celery, diced ¼ cup diced red onion 2 T. chopped walnuts ¼ cup avocado mayonnaise ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt 1 T. lemon juice 1 ½ teaspoons dijon mustard Sea salt and black pepper, to taste Fresh thyme, for garnish (optional) Instructions 1. Prepare grill for cooking. ...
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Kale & Brussel Sprouts Salad

Ingredients 1 bunch lacinato kale, stems removed and leaves thinly sliced 2 large carrots, shredded ¼ cup maple syrup 2 T. lime juice ½ teaspoon pepper ½ cup chopped toasted almonds 1 pound Brussel sprouts, trimmed and finely grated ¼ cup currants ¼ cup rice vinegar ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil Instructions 1. In a large bowl ...
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Broccoli, Apple and Walnut Salad

Ingredients DRESSING 1 cup avocado mayonnaise 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tsp. raw honey (optional) Sea salt Freshly ground pepper SALAD 2 medium heads of broccoli chopped 1 large carrot, grated (optional) 1 apple, cored and finely chopped ¼ cup onion, finely chopped ½ cup walnuts, coarsely chopped ¼ cup dried cranberries Instructions In a bowl, ...
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Seared Scallops with Tangerine and Arugula Salad

Ingredients DRESSING ¼ cup tangerine juice 2 tsp. tangerine zest 2 Tbsp. Champagne or white wine vinegar 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 2 tsp. minced shallots ¼ cup tangerine juice 2 Tbsp. olive oil Salt and pepper SALAD 4 cups romaine or other green-leafy lettuce 4 cups arugula 3 tangerines, segmented ½ cup pitted mixed olives SCALLOPS 1-pound scallops Pinch of ...
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