Black Cherry and Strawberry Salad with Black Cherry Vinaigrette

Recipes posted a year ago: Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp Daube with Mushrooms and Shallots Coconut Creamed Turnip Greens Down at our local Farmer's Market, I stumbled upon a booth where a kind lady was selling flavored olive oils and flavored balsamic vinegars. It's as if the booth was calling my name! So many flavors to try that it was hard to … Continue reading Black Cherry and Strawberry Salad with Black Cherry Vinaigrette

Balsamic Italian Dressing

Recipes posted a year ago: Baked Coconut Chicken Tenders Gluten-Free Granola Here is a great dressing that we've been using on salads lately.  We just mix up a quick batch right before dinner is ready, and it's just enough for a couple of side salads. Gather Up: 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp … Continue reading Balsamic Italian Dressing

BLT Salad with Homemade Mayo

Recipes posted a year ago: Butternut Squash and Pear Soup Green Beans with Hazelnuts  Chicken Puttanesca Sausage and Kale Soup This is really two recipes in one! This was my first attempt at making homemade mayonnaise and I was pretty proud of myself that it turned out perfect!  Making mayonnaise takes quite a bit of … Continue reading BLT Salad with Homemade Mayo

Pomegranate, Apple, and Walnut Salad

Pomegranate, Apple, and Walnut Salad Recipe Type: Salads & Dressings Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 20 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 4~6 Ingredients 1 head of butter lettuce, chopped into bite-size pieces Seeds from one pomegranate 1 apple, cored and sliced thin 1 shallot, chopped 1 cup of walnuts, glazed (see below) 2 tbsp … Continue reading Pomegranate, Apple, and Walnut Salad

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 days.  And while grilling is a favorite way to prepare a meal when the weather gets nice, it can sometimes … Continue reading Sesame Chicken Salad

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 hazelnuts (filberts for those native to the PNW) add just a little crunch for texture. Gather Up (for the salad): … Continue reading Orange Hazelnut Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

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 the fridge should last several days (assuming you don't use it all up sooner). Gather Up: 1/3 cup lightly packed … Continue reading Mint Vinaigrette