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Carrot-raisin salad

Not Your Grandma’s Carrot-Raisin Salad

We’ve been spiralizing in our house…and no, that’s not a euphemism for anything. We’ve just pulled out the spiralizer and started curling up everything. Did you know that fall produce works really well in the spiralizer? Apples, carrots, beets – anything firm and crunchy will probably spiralize well.   With that thought in mind, we […]

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Pomegranate Cranberry Snowflakes

New Dole Products and A Holiday Appetizer

Want to shake up your veggie routine? There’s a bumper crop (pun intended) of new items on the market from Dole that are meant to tickle your taste buds and make it easy to eat your greens. In fact, we loved these salads so much we were inspired to make one into a tasty holiday […]

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two oranges

Oranges Beat the Winter Blues

For me, winter has always meant oranges. Long before I lived in an orange-growing climate, we’d mark the middle of winter when a fresh delivery of oranges would arrive from my grandmother in Florida. Now, here in Southern California, we’re lucky to be surrounded by a bounty of winter oranges, including a handful of fruitful […]

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triple carrot ginger salad

Not Your Typical Salad

Happy 2014! Did you make a New Year’s resolution about eating more salad? Great! But if you’re thinking of a salad as an obligation, or as a monotonous stream of green lettuce leaves, you’re making it a lot more tedious than it really needs to be. Some of the best, easiest, and tastiest salads feature […]

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kids salad

A Kid’s Salad

With all of that “green stuff,” salad can be a tough sell for many kids. Last week we worked our way around the problem by making a tasty summer bread salad. This week we tried a different tactic with our slightly picky (OK, let’s say “selective”) 9-year-old: We put him entirely in charge of creating […]

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yellow carrot salad

Yellow Carrot Ribbon Salad

Whether you’re cooking for Easter, Passover, or just a lively spring meal, chances are you’re going to need a simple side dish. If you’re tired of the usual green lettuce salad, you should definitely give this sunny Yellow Carrot Ribbon Salad a try. The tangy lemon juice makes a nice contrast with the slight sweetness […]

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