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Cucumber and Tomato Salad

I needed to come up with a potluck dish in a pinch and with my CSA to the rescue, I made this very tasty salad.  The cucumbers that I used were huge and it still …

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Asparagus with Orange Fennel Sauce

The primary highlight of this recipe is the sauce; a mix of caramelized onions and fennel simmered in cider vinegar, orange juice, and vegetable broth until thickened, with just a slight bite from a pinch of …

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Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade

Tapenade is a condiment from the region surrounding Provence, France, consisting of a variety of ingredients minced very fine or ground together in a mortar and pestle with olive oil.  And while the name derives …

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Creamy Cashew Chicken Salad

This recipe contains a perfect blend of chicken, stir-fried veggies, and salad greens all coated in a creamy cashew dressing.  It is easy to make ahead and serve cold – making it perfect for lunch …

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Strawberry Rhubarb Ginger Salsa

It’s June, and that means that local strawberries are starting to signal the arrival of summer here in the Pacific Northwest.  There are tons of recipes out there for fresh strawberries, not the least of which is …

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Sesame Chicken Salad

The weather is finally supposed to be really nice this weekend here in the PNW, which means that everyone will be outside trying to get lots of Vitamin D built up in the next few …

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Lemon Vinaigrette

Here is a quick and easy dressing that can be used on salads, or as the base of a marinade for salmon, pork, or poultry.

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Coleslaw

Here’s an easy coleslaw recipe that my mom shared with us some time ago.  Since we got a chance to have her here for Mother’s Day this year (we figured out it was the first …

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Orange Hazelnut Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

This is a tasty and easy salad to throw together for just about any meal.  The sweetness of the mandarin oranges blends perfectly with the bite of red wine vinegar in the dressing, while roughly chopped …

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Mint Vinaigrette

Here’s a great easy dressing for salads that would also go well over a variety of other veggies like steamed broccoli, riced cauliflower, or blanched asparagus.  A full batch saved in a glass container in …

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Cardamom-Clove Pecan Pear Salad

Every once in a while, you stumble across a combination that is not just incredible…it borders on divine.  Such is the case with the blend of spices that we incorporate into today’s salad – cardamom and cloves.  …

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Apple Fennel Salad

Apple Fennel Salad   Print Prep time 15 mins Total time 15 mins   Author: Purely Primal Recipe type: Salads & Dressings Serves: 4 Ingredients 5 cups spring or mixed greens (nearly a large salad …

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Lime Honey Cashew Coleslaw

Lime Honey Cashew Coleslaw   Print Prep time 20 mins Total time 20 mins   Author: Purely Primal Recipe type: Side Dishes Serves: 8 Ingredients ½ head green cabbage, sliced thinly into shreds ½ head …

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Cool Cucumber Avocado Dressing

Cool Cucumber Avocado Dressing   Print Prep time 5 mins Total time 5 mins   Author: Purely Primal Recipe type: Salads & Dressings Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 avocado, ripe but not too soft, pitted and …

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Strawberry Cherry Walnut Salad

Strawberry Cherry Walnut Salad   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins   Author: Purely Primal Recipe type: Salads & Dressings Serves: 4 Ingredients Mixed greens as desired – …

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