Archive For The “Salads” Category

Black Bean & Raw Corn Salad

By admin | June 21, 2011

After graduating from college I took a road trip, following my Grandma, to Buffalo NY where I was to start my first “real job.”  Along the way we stopped to visit my Aunt & Uncle in Ohio.  Somewhere amidst MILES and MILES of corn, we stopped at a roadside farmstand and bought corn for a [...]

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Cantaloupe Edamame Salad

By admin | June 21, 2011

Originally I was going to use cucumbers for this salad, but there were none in stock, surprisingly.  So I thought what else is juicy with a nice bite, and for some reason cantaloupe popped into my mind and it works really well because it brings sweetness to the salad. 1 Cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and sliced [...]

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Spinach Salad with Asparagus and Sugar Snaps

By admin | May 5, 2011

This makes a large amount of salad (this was prepared for a group of 20 people), so decrease your portions accordingly. 2 bunches asparagus 4 cloves garlic 1 lb sugar snap peas 2.5 lbs baby spinach 3 red bell peppers zest and juice of 3 lemons 1 Tbsp evoo salt and pepper to taste 1 [...]

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Grapefruit & Spinach Salad with Jicama and Fennel

By admin | February 20, 2011

Sometimes a dish defies logic and the whole is greater than the sum of it’s parts.  This salad is one such example.  While it may take a few minutes to cut up a jicama and slice the fennel, it’s worth it to get the crunch and flavor of these two underutilized vegetables.  Use a mandoline [...]

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wilted Arugula Salad w/ Spiced Chick Peas & Artichoke Hearts

By admin | July 30, 2010

This wilted arugula salad is simple to prepare, and thanks to the Life Chef Dessert Rose spice blend, has big flavor that will make everyone happy. If you attended the July “What’s Cooking?” Class at Sevananda Natural Foods Market, or the National Black Arts Festival July 15-18, you may have had a sample of this [...]

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