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Recipe: Summer Carrot and Date Quinoa Salad with Basil and Mustard Citrus Vinaigrette

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The arrival of summer means the arrival of bags of mixed salad greens at farmers market, or of course, your own from your garden. Instead of basing salad recipes off of them though, I like to throw them in as an extra addition to whatever I am making, a complement to the rest of the dish. That’s exactly what they are in this quinoa salad recipe.

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Written by Anna Brones

June 20, 2012 at 17:46

Recipe: Red Cabbage and Carrot Citrus Salad

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This colorful salad is a springtime staple in my kitchen. Light and fresh, it takes only a few minutes to put together, and the sweeter taste of orange is a perfect offset to the raw cabbage. It’s packed with vitamin C, but if you’re in the mood for a salad that is a little more substantial, add in some cubed avocado.

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Written by Anna Brones

May 3, 2012 at 20:54

New Summer Favorite: Watermelon Salad

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I’d seen variations on watermelon salad making their way around the web, and I figured it was time to make my own. Much like most of my food endeavors, this recipe was dictated by what I had on hand, so although most watermelon salad calls for mint I went all out and threw in some basil. Partnered with the sweet taste of the watermelon and the salty feta, you’ve got a salad that’s both refreshing and interesting. The new summer must have.

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Written by Anna Brones

July 29, 2010 at 18:15