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Ginger Beet & Carrot Salad

Prep Time:  20 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes | Serves: 4-6

Pull out your food processor and whip up this super quick and delicious salad, perfect for a side dish or as a main meal with added protein and greens.. If you shy away from beets , you just may fall in love with this simple raw salad.   Sweet beets are a  wonderful detoxifier and low calories .  Fresh ginger balances out the sweetness with a touch of spice and the benefits of anti-inflammatory properties

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Potato & Avocado Salad

Prep Time:  30 minutes | Cook Time: 35 minutes | Serves: 4-6

New baby potatoes from our local market were my inspiration for this dish along with the hot and steamy summer weather.  Ripe avocado adds a creaminess to the salad without

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Micro Greens and Sprouts

Green Power- micro greens & sprouts
Uninspired by a bowl of salad greens, looking for an easy way add some exciting flavors and more nutrition to your meals? Have you tried Sprouts and Micro-greens?

Sprouts are grown by a process of soaking, rinsing and germinating seeds, beans and grains in water. The seeds and delicate spouts are eaten. Sprouts and Micro-greens contain the highest concentration of nutrition per calories of any food. These little sprouts are best eaten raw to take advantage of the rich source of enzymes, minerals, trace minerals, chlorophyll, vitamins and protein. Each sprout has a different nutrition and flavor profile.

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Garlic Scape Pesto

Prep Time:  20 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes | Serves: 6-8

Garlic scapes are in season now.  Garlic scapes are the stalks of the garlic plant that shoot up and swirl around at the top into pretty curlicues.    Farmers cut off the tops or scapes to divert the energy down to the growing  garlic bulb.  When scapes are young they are tender and milder, perfect for pesto and oh so delicious.   When scapes get larger they become fibrous

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Asparagus & Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Prep Time:  30 minutes | Cook Time: 35 minutes | Serves: 4-6

Asparagus , a favorite spring vegetable with it’s sweet and bitter flavors is the star of this dish.  Steam asparagus until tender crisp and toss together with roasted garnet yams and a simple dressing.  I like to serve this as a

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