Spring Quinoa Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

May 2, 2017 Salads
Spring Quinoa Salad

I had my besties over for brunch this past weekend, and I was so happy with my menu planning and excited to write about it here! My friend Aoife has a few restrictions (no gluten, dairy or eggs) but nothing that prevented me from whipping up a totally delicious brunch (in my humble opinion!). While […]

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Peach, Goat Cheese & Arugula Summer Salad

September 14, 2016 Salads

This salad was stalking me all summer. First up, my Mom and I split a delicious salad (at Boston Pizza of all places), that had arugula, pesto, peaches, beets, goat cheese and candied pecans. Yes please! This started the obsession. Then, Annie posted something very similar on her site with many of the same ingredients. […]

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Strawberry & Goat Cheese Fritter Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

August 10, 2015 Salads
Strawberry Goat Cheese Salad

For a long time I have had a very real, very negative reaction to strawberries and goat cheese in salad. This stems, no doubt, from my aversion to Milestone’s, which I have explained at length in the past. They had* a salad with this combination on the menu in the early-mid aughts, when I ate […]

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Cowboy Caviar Salad + Cilantro Lime Dressing

April 25, 2012 Salads

This post is brought to you by good old-fashioned nosiness, one of the cornerstones of the blogosphere in my opinion. Learning that Gaby is Jessica Simpson’s personal chef lead me to a flurry of clicks around her site, trying to gain more intel on what Jessica eats on a daily basis. There are lots of […]

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Tomato Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

September 21, 2011 Gluten-Free

Remember a few weeks ago when I was talking about being a tomato snob? Well let me tell you I found some incredible tomatoes at the Square One farmer’s market at the end of August, and when tomatoes are that good, you really need to do as little as possible to make them into a delicious […]

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Toasted Quinoa Salad with Cumin-Lime Dressing

August 23, 2011 Gluten-Free

I am a huge tomato snob. There’s nothing worse to me than pale orange, mealy, out-of-season tomatoes; the kind you see at Subway or Extreme Pita, or every grocery store between October-July. I try to avoid them as much as possible.

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Spicy Chickpea Salad + Corn and Black Bean Salad

July 28, 2011 Gluten-Free

  When the Radonsos came over for lunch last month, I made these super quick, fresh and delicious salads. This spicy chickpea salad doesn’t even require any cooking, just a bit of chopping and making a mess and you’re done. It’s a great little dish to bring to a picnic or backyard barbecue. 

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Warm Butternut Squash & Chickpea Salad

February 8, 2010 Elimination Challenge
Butternut Squash & Chickpea Salad

Updated with a new picture November 2, 2014 Here’s my first Elimination Challenge Dinner! I have wanted to try this for the longest time, after Nicole made it and raved about it last year. I was able to make the recipe as is, without any substitutions, and it was absolutely amazing. You roast diced butternut […]

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