Category Archives: Salads

Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad

I’m thoroughly enjoying my slow reintroduction to cheese and dairy products. This week I decided that goat cheese would pair well with the beets I got from my mom’s garden. I was right. The tang of the goat cheese cut … Continue reading

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Quinoa Tabouli (sans tomato)

I love tabouli on a hot day. It’s cool and refreshing and makes a flavorful lunch or side-dish with dinner. Since I can’t eat bulgur wheat or tomatoes I substitute quinoa and cucumbers. I used mint and chives from my … Continue reading

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Shaved Asparagus Salad

Spring means gorgeous fresh asparagus is readily available. My mom brought home two pounds of the large, flavorful shoots. I’ve never seen asparagus so big. Most of them were bigger around than my thumb at their base. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Avocado Egg Salad

Even though I have no reason to dye eggs for Easter, I associate the holiday with egg salad and deviled eggs, two things I seldom make or eat at any other time of year. Last night I boiled eggs and … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Grapefruit Salad

When I was eating 9 cups of veggies a day, I got used to eating large quantities of fresh vegetables and found I missed it when I switched to a diet that didn’t require so much food. I’ve been satisfying … Continue reading

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Sesame Ginger Slaw

On my new eating plan I need to eat 3 cups of sulfur rich veggies a day, this includes cabbage and onions. One of my favorite ways to prepare cabbage and onions is in coleslaw. Usually I make a spicy … Continue reading

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Turkey Curry Salad

My housemates buy chicken curry salad from the deli of our neighborhood grocery store. Last night they picked up some of it to go with the pita bread I made. I bought precooked thick sliced turkey since I’m still not … Continue reading

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