Kale and Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Tahini Dressing

March 4, 2013 Salads

Yes, you read that heading correctly. This salad is for real and not merely a food fantasy you are having right now. My friend Jessica made this for book club last month (where we read the hilarious Let’s Pretend This Never Happened). It wound up being the focal point of our conversation because we could [...]

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Peach, Mozzarella and Basil Salad

August 15, 2012 Salads

This is my favorite meal of the season. I discovered it at a restaurant in Baltimore and made it first thing when I got home. It’s a creative twist on a traditional tomato caprese salad. There’s not much to it and yet the flavors impress. Although I’ll always love the original, this peach version is [...]

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Kale and Blueberry Salad with Pecans and Blue Cheese

August 3, 2012 Salads

After one of the most intense work weeks of my life, my body is in need of clean, healthy food. Between stress and severe time constraints, there’s little room for good eats. My diet has been absolutely miserable this week. I don’t know about you, but when I’m stressed and anxious, I tend to go [...]

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Raw Salad with Honey Lemon Dressing

April 26, 2012 Salads

This is probably one of the brightest, most colorful salads I’ve eaten. I love how the vivid orange, red and green make this salad seem so cheery. I also love how this salad gives me tons of energy and really fills me up, though it’s super light. My sister says I can’t call it a [...]

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Endive and Radish Salad with Parsley Lemon Dressing

February 20, 2012 Salads

This salad is somewhat of a palate cleanser that pairs well with heavy dishes. It has bright, crisp flavors that cut through rich, buttery mains.  The idea for an endive salad came from Discover Endive who sent me a Valentine’s Day bouquet of colorful endives (love that this bouquet was both beautiful and edible!). Endive [...]

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Orange Israeli Couscous with Mache and White Beans

August 13, 2011 Salads

One of my favorite things about cooking is taking seemingly incongruous ingredients and combining them to discover that they work together perfectly. On some level it makes sense that if you like foods separately, you’ll like them together, but it’s pretty amazing how often it just doesn’t work- ketchup and ice cream anyone? Actually, that [...]

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