Posts tagged ‘dressing’

January 16th, 2014

Blackberry & Gorgonzola Salad with Mixed Berry Vinaigrette

by Chrissy

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It’s FRIDAY! We made it! You deserve a cookie. I know I do. This week has been straight up grueling. I am fairly positive I have 4 jobs right now. It’s only a season of transition so I’m trekking, but I’m excited for the day when I can streamline all of it into one.

You could probably tell by the pics, but a lot of berries are involved in the making of this fresh and healthy salad. I guess another … Read more...

January 22nd, 2013

Kale “Caesar” Salad {with Buttermilk-Parmesan Dressing}

by Chrissy

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I used to love a good Caesar salad. Until one day I realized how shockingly fattening it really was. I think the Roman Empire also fell that day.

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I finally found a way to incorporate the tasty Caesar dressing flavors and salad toppings back into my life. Everything looks just a little bit brighter, now.

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This salad has quickly become one of my favorites. I’ve eaten this salad for days now and it hasn’t grown old on me yet (knock … Read more...

August 22nd, 2012

Tarragon & Mint Vinaigrette

by Lauren

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Black licorice. It just might be 99.9% of the universe’s least favorite candy. If you can even call it candy…

For the sake of the universe, let’s not refer to it as candy. Candy involves chocolate. Can I get an amen? Amen.

Now, I know tarragon tastes and smells like black licorice but for some reason it’s so good in savory dishes. It can totally overpower a recipe, especially a light vinaigrette, but when used right, it can also make … Read more...

March 20th, 2012

Asian Carrot Sesame Dressing

by Chrissy


Salads.

They get to be pretty boring meals, unless you switch it up.

But this dressing, my friend, will hardly bore you. The toasted sesame oil, alone, will probably change your life.

Try this on a bed of spinach and red leaf lettuce, piled high with carrot peels, celery, tomato, avocado, golden raisins, cooked quinoa, pepitas, and sesame seeds, all tossed in this  carrot ginger sesame dressing goodness. Oh and don’t forget the grilled chicken.

Dare to be different. Say … Read more...

February 21st, 2012

Homemade Kefir Ranch Dressing {with fresh dill}

by Chrissy


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Those Hidden Valley commercials absolutely slay me. Here’s the link to the commercial, if you’d like some context for this post.

 

They make it look like the kids are having so much fun filling up their popcorn buckets with cauliflower, pumping on the ranch (instead of butter).

…hosting a salad eating contest…with forks.

I don’t get the forks. I thought the whole point of a massive eating contest was to shove as much food in your … Read more...