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Soups & Salads

Southwestern Quinoa Salad

Full of vibrant colors and flavors, this healthy dish is hearty enough to serve as a vegetarian entree. Prepare this salad ahead of time and serve chilled or room temperature. YIELD 8 servings I…

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Garlic, Cilantro & Bread Soup (Recipe)

This soup is known as açorda à alentejana in its native Portugal. Though this is a vegetarian variation, it's also traditionally made with different types of fish and shellfish. Try to use Portuguese …

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Fruit Salad in a Jar

Here is an idea that kids will love when on a road trip: mixed fruit in a jar. Combine any type of cut-up fruit in a jar, chill and toss in the car. A couple hours will give the fruit time to warm and…

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3 Easy Kale Salads

Marinated kale salads are not only a delicious way to enjoy these dark greens, but they are also easy to make. There are 2 keys to a tasty kale salad: 1. A good acid (lemon, apple cider vinegar…

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Eggplant Confetti Salad

Eggplant Confetti Salad Color and flavor add up to make a wonderful salad that is as good to eat as it is to look at. The eggplant is made “Parmesan” style, but is baked rather than fried. You…

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Shaved Asparagus & Parmesan Salad (Recipe)

I'm not offering any suggested adaptations or substitutes for this dreamy salad -- it's just so perfect on its own! With such a short ingredient list, it's important to find the best asparagus you can…

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10 Common Flowers You Should Eat

When most people think of flowers, eating them isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind. However, many of these beautiful plants can be eaten and can add color and texture to a raw salad or …

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Fresh Salmon Panzanella Salad

Beautiful and healthful, this bread salad makes an ideal one-dish dinner. YIELD: 10 Servings Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds boneless salmon fillet 8 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoo…

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Mexican Spring Salad

Whip up this fun and colorful salad for spring, with soft lettuces and a sprinkling of beans, topped with a light chipotle vinaigrette. Salad: 1/2 head red leaf lettuce, chopped ½ head green leaf…

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14 Ways to Use Spinach (on National Spinach Day!)

What's for dinner tonight? How about a spinach strata or farro salad? Whatever you cook, throw some spinach in, because today is the day to honor this versatile and nutritious plant. That's right -- M…

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