Salad

Mexican street corn salad, emily's fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive

Mexican Street Corn Salad

I love Mexican street corn and I also love a good green salad. I was craving both one day so I decided to combine the two in one dish. The recipe that resulted has become the most requested menu item in my house this summer.

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emily's fresh kitchen, potato salad

Redskin Potato Salad

Potato salad is an American picnic and potluck staple.  It’s often the first side dish to disappear at summer gatherings. This recipe is based on the one my mom always made when I was growing up. The ingredients are simple but delicious when combined.

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emily's fresh kitchen, kale salad

Kale Salad with Garlic Dressing

I’ll be honest here: Kale was not one of my favorite vegetables. It is, however, a nutritional powerhouse loaded with vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids and fiber,making it very worthy of consumption. Because of the nutritional benefits, I used to just throw kale in my smoothies to make sure I was getting it in my diet. Then I started adding a little to my salads, adding more each time. It grew on me, and now I love it.

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Roasted Pumpkin and Quinoa Salad

This roasted pumpkin salad is festive with colorful ingredients that look and taste like fall. It is hearty and can be served as an entree or side salad. Vegans can substitute riced cauliflower for the goat cheese.

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Blueberry and Goat Cheese Salad with Honey Walnuts

I love the combination of flavors and textures in this salad. The soft sweet burst of blueberries with the crunchy walnuts and velvety goat cheese is so satisfying. Adding the freshly toasted walnuts with honey melts the goat cheese and creates a creamy dressing with the olive oil and lemon juice.

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emily's fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive, gluten free tabouli, quinoa salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This fresh, light salad was inspired by the popular Mediterranean-Middle Eastern tabouli, which is traditionally made using bulgur wheat. In this recipe, the bulgur is replaced by quinoa, making it gluten free.

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emily's fresh kitchen chopped green salad with macadamia nut oil

Chopped Green Salad

I hesitate to call any food my favorite, but I could eat this salad all day, every day. It’s dressed with Macadamia nut oil and fresh lemon juice which allows the raw flavors of the other ingredients to shine through. The sautéed and seasoned almonds add just the right amount of additional flavor. This salad is fresh and crunchy and oh so good! You will love it. Enjoy!

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