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Category Archives: salads

israeli couscous caprese salad

Give me ANYTHING caprese-style and I will devour it!  This is a take on The Market Couscous that can be found HERE on my blog – I punched up the garlic, limited the number of ingredients, switched out the feta for fresh mozzarella, and added grape tomatoes and plenty of herbs.  The result is a […]

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Edamame, Hearts of Palm, and Feta Salad (aka The Salad Bar Salad)

You don’t always have to use leafy greens when making a salad…….let’s try something else to mix up the salad bar (or home) salad experience!! I concocted this salad from our Sarasota Whole Foods salad bar……and the combination of flavors was so incredible that I totally needed to share with you.  And you don’t need […]

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superfoods salad | transition from winter to spring

As most of us (try) to transition from winter to spring (apparently Mother Nature hasn’t received the memo next up north in New England where I happen to be this week!!) – our dishes tend to lighten up a bit and we begin to embrace the bounty of spring vegetables.  Although I tend to buy […]

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heirloom caprese salad with aged balsamic salt

It’s August and that means tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes!  I LOVE heirloom tomatoes for their taste, color, and often funky shapes and sizes.  The caprese salad is a common offering in so many restaurants and even I seem to make a version of it several times a week so this is not about re-creating a dish […]

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Cook for Julia Aug 5-15 | Aug 6 | French Potato Salad “Pommes de terre a l’huile”

Hello Julia Child fans! Yes, here’s another for Day 2 of the Cook for Julia celebration going on via pbs.org.  It’s a French Potato Salad……about all I could muster today when I realized how fast the day was flying by!  I bought some NY strip steaks on sale at Publix and think this is the […]

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