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salads in a jar

June 11, 2012

Posted by in dinner ideas

vegan salads in a jar

i’m having one of those ‘why didn’t i think of that?’ moments.. salads in a jar! this idea comes from kathy over at healthy happy life where she gives the recipes for vegan cobb and caesar salads, plus a ton of other ideas for salads in a jar!

vegan salads in a jar

vegan salads in a jar

they keep easy, stay fresh and marinate while they’re in the jar, plus they look so pretty! head on over to healthy happy life to grab some recipes and see many more yummy photos.

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strawberry spring salad

June 25, 2010

happy friday everyone! to wrap up the week i’m going to share the first recipe in our new series of local, in season recipes! it’s my most favorite salad, and i try to make it as often as i can each spring.  it has such an unexpected, mix of salty and sweet flavor.  it’s full of surprises and yummy to the core.  i hope you enjoy it!

avocado, strawberry and walnut salad

salad ingredients:

-3 c of spinach

– 1 avocado

– 12 strawberries

– 1/2 c roasted walnuts

– 1 tbs of extra virgin olive oil

place the spinach in a bowl. slice the avocado and strawberries and place on top.  toss the walnuts with 1 tbs of olive oil and roast in the oven until browned (about 3 mins).  add to the salad.

dressing ingredients:

– 2 tbs sugar

– 2 tbs olive oil

– 4 tsp honey

– 1 tbs cider vinegar

– 1 tsp lemon juice

whisk in a bowl until the sugar dissolves and drizzle over the salad.  enjoy!

{photo credit: strawberries, raw walnut pieces}

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