salads and dressings

Fall Kale and Apple Super Salad

Ingredients 2 cups kale, chopped and massaged 6-8 Brussels sprouts, finely chopped 3-4 broccoli florets, finely chopped ½  cup dried cranberries ¼  cup roasted sunflower seeds, (or pumpkin seeds/pepitas) 1 medium apple 1 slice bacon, cooked and chopped (optional)   Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing: 1 Tbsp. coconut sugar, or honey 1 ½  Tbsp. white vinegar 2 Tbsp. paleo mayonnaise, or Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. vegetable or canola oil 1 teaspoon poppy seeds Pinch salt/pepper Instructions To make poppy seed dressing, combine all ingredients ...
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Pumpkin, Feta and Spinach Salad

Ingredients ½ butternut or kent pumpkin, cut into small cubes ¼ cup cubed feta 2 cups fresh spinach leaves 1 Tbsp. whole flax seeds ½  lemon sea salt + black pepper to taste 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 soft-boiled eggs (optional) Instructions Preheat oven to 200°C. Place pumpkin on parchment paper-lined baking tray and roast (without oil) for 10-15 ...
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Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Ingredients For the Salad:  1 head of cauliflower  3 Tbsp. avocado oil or olive oil  2 Tbsp. lemon juice  6 cups finely chopped kale  ½  medium red onion  ½  cup toasted pine nuts  ½  cup raisins  Salt and pepper For the Lemon Tahini Vinaigrette:  ¼  cup avocado oil or olive oil  ¼  cup lemon juice  2 Tbsp. tahini  1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar  1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard  Pinch of sea salt   Instructions Preheat the oven to 425 ...
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Chicken, Cheese and Arugula Salad

Ingredients 4 cups arugula 2 celery stalks, trimmed and sliced ½ cucumber, sliced 2 scallions, trimmed and sliced 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 1 oz. walnut pieces 12 oz. cooked chicken, sliced 4 ½ oz bleu cheese or goat cheese, cubed or crumbled Handful of seedless red grapes, cut in half (optional) Salt and pepper   Dressing: 2 Tbsp. olive ...
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Tomato, Mozzarella & Avocado Salad

Ingredients 2 ripe tomatoes 3 ½ ounces mozzarella cheese 2 avocados Fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces 20 black olives   For the dressing: 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 ½ Tbsp. white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon coarse grain mustard Sea salt and pepper   Instructions Using a sharp knife, cut the tomatoes into thick wedges and place in a large ...
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Waldorf Summer Chicken Salad

Ingredients 1 pound red apples, diced 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 2/3 cup avocado mayonnaise 1 stalk celery 4 shallots, sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped ¾ cup walnuts, chopped 1 pound cooked chicken, cubed Butter lettuce leaves Pepper Chopped walnuts as a garnish   Instructions 1.    Place apples in a bowl with the lemon juice and 1 tablespoon mayonnaise. Allow ...
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Asparagus & Tomato Salad

Ingredients 8 ounces asparagus Mixed salad greens or other small lettuce leaves of choice 1 cup arugula 2 heirloom tomatoes, sliced 12 black olives, pitted and chopped 1 Tbsp. toasted pine nuts   Dressing 1 teaspoon lemon-infused olive oil 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar Sea salt and pepper   Instructions Steam the ...
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Sweet Potato & Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 sweet potato 4 baby carrots, halved 4 tomatoes 4 celery stalks, chopped 8 ounce can cranberry beans, drained and rinsed 4 ounces mixed salad greens 1 Tbsp. golden raisins 4 scallions, sliced diagonally   Dressing 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 clove garlic, crushed 5 ounces plain yogurt 2 Tbsp. olive oil Sea salt and pepper   Instructions Peel ...
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Bacon, Grape, and Broccoli Salad

Ingredients 10 slices uncooked bacon 2 to 3 heads of broccoli, depending on size ½ cup slivered or chopped almonds ½ onion, chopped 1 ½ cup red or green grapes, halved 1 ¼ cup paleo mayonnaise ¼ cup lemon juice Pinch of dill, to taste (optional)   Instructions Place bacon in a large pan on medium heat and cook until crispy, ...
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Cucumber and Peach Salad

Ingredients  Vinaigrette: 1 shallot, finely chopped Celtic Sea salt 1 lemon 2 Tbsp. Katz’s Sauvignon Blanc vinegar or other white wine vinegar   Salad 2 lb. mixed heirloom cucumbers, sliced into1/4-inch thick wedges and rounds 1 English hothouse cucumber, halved lengthwise, sliced crosswise Kosher salt 2 lb. yellow peaches, sliced into 3/4-inch thick wedges 4 oz. mild feta, crumbled Freshly ...
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Cucumber Salad

Ingredients 1 field or English cucumber, peeled ½ small red or white onion ½ green (Thai) chili ½ –1 teaspoon fine sea salt, or to taste ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 small lime wedge (yielding about 1 teaspoon juice)   Instructions 1.    Thinly slice the cucumber and place the slices in a bowl. Thinly slice the onion, separate out the ...
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