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Recipe Contest Winner: California Farro Salad With Roasted Serrano Dressing

Veronica Callaghan says she’s “been on a bit of a ‘farro bender’ of late,” adding: “It’s a whole grain that’s chock full of fiber and minerals. It has a great nutty flavor and it really holds up well in a … Continue reading

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Arugula-Avocado Salad w/ “Out Of This World” Tangy-Sweet Vinaigrette

Food blogger Jennifer Farley has a strong opinion about bottled dressings. “There is absolutely no reason to ever purchase a bottled salad dressing,” she declares. “They’re usually full of weird ingredients that aren’t part of a healthy diet.” Farley notes … Continue reading

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A Quinoa, Apricot and Arugula Salad With A Moroccan Kick

Among blogger Jeanine Donofrio’s favorite salad ingredients: quinoa, chickpeas, almonds, avocados and dried fruit – along with fresh lemon juice, honey, and cumin. Her quinoa, apricot and arugula salad, featured here, have them all! (Click here to see featured recipe.) … Continue reading

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Celebrate Wild Salmon Season With Grilled Salmon Salad

May marks the return of the wild salmon season, beginning with sockeye. And the grilled salmon salad featured here would be a great way to mark the occasion. (Click here to see featured recipe.) This colorful salad pairs salmon with … Continue reading

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Flavor = Sesame, Roasted Almond, Avocado & Spinach Salad

We make our own salad dressings rather than go with bottled dressings. We know the ingredients. They’re fresh. And, all modesty aside, we know the main ingredients – including the olive oil – are good quality. As blogger Erin Alderson … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Salads & Dressings – Starting With Spicy Grain Salad

Ever read the ingredients on a salad dressing bottle from the grocery store? Look at the label and you might find xantham gum, calcium disodium EDTA, artificial flavors – or even partially hydrogenated oils known as trans fats. In other … Continue reading

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Healthy, Flavorful Recipe: Winter Lettuces With Pomegranate Seeds

My colleagues and I love fresh produce – a natural partner for our oil. We love it so much, in fact, that when one colleague pulled up to the grocery checkout, the checker called him a rabbit for all the … Continue reading

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TV Chef Anne Burrell Gives Caesar Salad A Superfood Makeover

Caesar salad typically includes romaine lettuce and croutons paired with a dressing made from olive oil, lemon juice, raw egg, anchovies, and Parmesan cheese. TV celebrity chef Anne Burrell gives this legendary salad a flavorful, superfood makeover. Burrell, a Food … Continue reading

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A Farro Salad that Will Transport You to Italy’s Umbria Region

The first time we prepared farro we had to order it online. Local groceries weren’t selling this ancient form of wheat. That’s changed (thank goodness). And among the farro dishes we now want to make is the one featured here, … Continue reading

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A Salad Showcasing a Grain (Quinoa) the Incas Considered Sacred

Quinoa is a poster child for foods that tastes good and are good for you. It has an earthy, nutty taste and pairs well with a variety of flavors. Quinoa also is super nutritious and packs roughly as much protein … Continue reading

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