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Healing Salad in a Jar

If you like to take a salad for lunch but don’t have time to prepare it in the morning, I have the solution for you. By using a mason jar and putting the dressing in first, you can make salads ahead of time. When you are ready to eat, just give the salad a shake [...]

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Thoughtful Turkey Salad

  It’s no mere coincidence that walnuts are shaped like little brains. With dense reserves of brain-boosting omega-3s, a cache of anti-inflammatory polyphenols, and the ability to dramatically increase levels of serotonin (a nutrient vital for sound sleep), walnuts may do as much for your noggin as any other food out there. They may be [...]

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Celebrity Chef Mashup: 5 Course Meal Edition

If I were going to plan my perfect meal, I’d go for rich, restaurant quality dishes that are difficult to prepare. And that last reason is the reason I would invite all the celebrity chefs who originated these recipes to come over and prepare them for me! This meal would have five courses (two of [...]

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Apple Fennel Celery Salad

This apple fennel celery salad is quick, easy and delicious! Plus it would make a perfect dinner when accompanied by a nice baguette and maybe some cheese. Prep: 8 minutes Makes: 6 to 8 servings 1 cup (250 ml) thinly sliced fennel 1 cup (250 ml) sliced celery 1 cup (250 ml) red seedless grapes, [...]

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Cherry Tomato, Chickpea & Orange Pepper Salad

Cherry Tomato, Chickpea & Orange Pepper Salad

  Rich in iron and vitamins A and C, this salad is both delicious and filling. It’s a wonderful warm-weather dish, and can be eaten as a main course with fresh Italian ciabatta dipped in a little olive oil and lemon, or as an accompaniment to a quiche or any other light meal. Serves 4 [...]

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Watermelon and Feta Salad

  “Tried it and made it for a couple of potluck suppers. Every single solitary person wanted the recipe. So easy, so light and so unusual to have a salad that uses watermelon as an ingredient. It is now part of my permanent repertoire.” Nina Cameron , Port Rowan, Ont. Sweet, juicy watermelon stars in [...]

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Grilled Vegetable & Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese Crostini by Curtis Stone

Grilled Vegetable and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese Crostini

  The surprise in this grilled vegetable salad is the grilled avocados.They are a great addition to the time-proven combination of tomatoes, zucchini, and asparagus. Warmed, the avocados become even more unctuous, and they help create a creamy dressing when tossed with the other ingredients. serves 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes [...]

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Supergrains Challenge: Day 10 – Farro & Freekeh

  We’re experimenting from Chrissy Freer’s new book Supergrains: Cook Your Way to Great Health here on Crave. With the help of some Random House employees and some amazing bloggers, we share with you the: Ten Days, Ten Grains Challenge. For 10 days, we’ll feature our experiences using the ten grains from Chrissy Freer’s book! [...]

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Supergrains Challenge: Day 5 – Brown Rice

  We’re experimenting from Chrissy Freer’s new book Supergrains: Cook Your Way to Great Health here on Crave. With the help of some Random House employees and some amazing bloggers, we share with you the: Ten Days, Ten Grains Challenge. For 10 days, we’ll feature our experiences using the ten grains from Chrissy Freer’s book! [...]

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Roasted Beet, Buckwheat & Goat’s Cheese Salad (Gluten-Free!)

  The earthy flavor of the buckwheat is delicious with roasted beets and goat’s cheese. Buckwheat is an ideal grain for vegetarian dishes such as this, as it is rich in protein, B vitamins, calcium and phosphorus. The cheese and hazelnuts also add extra protein. Preparation time: 20 minutes (+ cooling) Cooking time: 45 minutes [...]

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