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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 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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Family Comfort Food at Lemonade

When Lemonade opened up near us last year in Manhattan Beach, we were immediately drawn in by the vast array of brightly colored salads and entrees. There’s a salad for just about everyone, and the salad choices change seasonally, so there’s something new and tasty just about every time you go in. But it wasn’t […]

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Warm Baby Kale-Leek Salad in Crispy Cups

Are your kids salad-eaters? Or do they turn up their noses at all things leafy and green? This is a question we’ve struggled with for a while because we have one kid in each camp (one greens, one no greens). The fact is, there are so many ways to enjoy leafy greens besides the traditional […]

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Leafy Greens: A Salad Bar Story

So you’d like your family to have a healthy dinner, but you just got home from work, your fridge is empty and you don’t have money or energy for a sit-down restaurant where the kids are just going to wind up eating burgers and fries. What you really need is a quick, healthy stop that […]

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Endive, Four Ways

Some people bid on auctions to win things like cars or diamond jewelry; I recently bid on an auction to win a year’s supply of endive from the California endive growers (hey, it was for a good cause!). And I won. So for the next year, in three-month intervals, I will have a LOT of […]

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