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Sesame-Ginger Turkey Salad

Sesame-Ginger Turkey Salad

Looking forward to another salad for lunch? Yeah, we didn’t think so. Just because you’re dieting doesn’t mean  meals have  to be boring and bland! Try this Asian-inspired medley of crunchy, colorful veggies, protein-packed turkey a ...
Colorful Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Colorful Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

My husband’s number one complaint about salads is that “they’re not filling!” Luckily, he was pretty pleased when I planted this one on the table — because the main ingredient, red quinoa, is a complete protein and is al ...
Balsamic Veggie Couscous Salad

Balsamic Veggie Couscous Salad

If leafy greens leave you longing for more, this hearty (yet not heavy) salad is going to hit the spot. Crisp, colorful veggies come together with couscous  for a nutrient-packed, low-cal lunch or dinner side dish that’s as healthy as it is tas ...
Apple-Pecan Chickpea Salad

Apple-Pecan Chickpea Salad

Crisp, sweet apples and chewy chopped pecans add autumn flavor and plenty of mouth-pleasing texture to this vegan chickpea salad. Serve as is on a bed of baby spinach, with crackers as a dip or tucked into a whole wheat tortilla for a wholesome wrap. ...
Spicy Dijon Vinaigrette

Spicy Dijon Vinaigrette

Break the bland salad habit with a dressing that makes your mouth (and your eyes!) water. You’ll whisk together organic extra virgin olive oil, apple cider vinegar and Dijon mustard for a zesty vinaigrette base, then add garlic and herbs for fr ...
Sweet Balsamic Fennel Salad

Sweet Balsamic Fennel Salad

You might know fennel for its flavorful seeds, often embedded in breads (think: rye) and sausages. But the underground bulb of this versatile veggie is another edible part with spicy-sweet taste that’s enjoyed cooked or raw””such as in th ...
Creamy Cilantro Slaw Salad

Creamy Cilantro Slaw Salad

Kick heavy mayo to the curb! This coleslaw’s creaminess comes from Greek yogurt, a lower-fat dressing alternative that makes this quick side dish a pleasantly nutritious picnic addition. For your mixed greens, pick colorful cabbage or go with a ...