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Orange-Fennel Salad

Fennel is a wonderful, versatile vegetable that is used widely in Italian, French, and Mediterranean cooking. I even substitute the fennel bulb, at times, for onions in my recipes. Unlike onions, I like to eat slices of the mild fennel … Continue reading

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Avocado-Papaya Salad

One-fifth of a medium avocado, according to a Hass avocado website, has 50 calories and contributes nearly 20 vitamins and minerals making it a, “good nutrient choice.” Papayas are very low in calories and contain no cholesterol. They are rich … Continue reading

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Grilled Summer Vegetable Salad

Looking for a tasty side dish to accompany your summer BBQ fare? This salad is easy to prepare and can be prepared a couple of hours ahead of time. It is versatile enough to compliment any entrée whether you are … Continue reading

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Fresh Cucumber-Radish Salad

The delicious dressing for this salad comes from the juices that form while the cucumber marinates with garlic, an Arbol chili, lime juice and other ingredients. As a bonus, the fresh mozzarella pairs well with the marinated cucumbers.

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Butter Lettuce with Tomato-Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is a vegan recipe that vegetarians of all flavors (and even carnivores) love when I serve it. There’s something about fresh, delicate butter lettuce that perfectly complements the tomato-balsamic vinaigrette.

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Panzanella Salad

We call this “Annie’s Salad.” Read why below. When Robin made this salad for niece Annie, Annie dug into it and said “Aunt Robin…this is the best salad I’ve ever had!” Although it is a traditional Italian Panzanella salad, we … Continue reading

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Sweet-Savory Grilled Focaccia Bread

Inspiration for this came from a grilled Panzanella sticks recipe I found in an old Vegetarian Times magazine clipping. Their Panzanella recipe called for bite-sized squares of focaccia for use on rosemary branch skewers. These smaller bites were so tasty … Continue reading

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