Sides & Salads

Spinach Chimichurri

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Plain grilled meat got ya down? Prepare to have your mind blown! Gone are the days of having BBQ sauce as the only sauce for grilled meat. This Spinach Chimichurri is the perfect addition to anything you might be throwing on the grill this summer. Steak, chicken, shrimp, fish and even grilled veggies. The best […]

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Light Caesar Potato Salad

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Potato salad is one of my favorite summer side dishes, and you can’t beat homemade. I actually really dislike the taste of store-bought potato salad and coleslaw. They taste really fake to me, and the potato doesn’t really taste like potato at all. For how simple and easy this light caesar potato salad recipe is, […]

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Shirataki Vietnamese Salad

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Nothing says summer like a delicious salad. I love a good salad in any form, and this shirataki vietnamese salad has an ethnic feel to it and different from your typical chopped salad. I love that this salad has the addition of noodles, but what’s great is that since they are House Foods Tofu Shirataki […]

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Best Ever Light Caesar Dressing

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I love a good caesar salad, and you can’t beat a nice garlicky dressing. I always assumed that you had to make caesar dressing with raw egg yolk and anchovies since that’s how my mom used to make it. While it tasted great, I didn’t like the idea of using raw egg. I also don’t […]

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Quinoa Salad with Peas, Mint and Feta

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Summer is all about freshness, and that’s exactly what this quinoa salad with peas, mint and feta is. Its perfect for a light lunch or side salad. If you have fresh peas in your garden, they would go wonderfully, but because mine aren’t ready yet, I opted for frozen thawed peas. The multi-color quinoa gives […]

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Strawberry Mixed Greens Salad with Chia Balsamic Dressing

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I love a good salad, and what better way to celebrate the start of summer than this strawberry mixed greens salad with chia balsamic dressing. Sure, the title is a mouthful, but so are the incredible flavors in this salad! Strawberries and balsamic vinegar are already known for being a fabulous combination, but I wanted […]

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