Corn Avocado Quinoa Salad

I’m always game for testing out a new quinoa recipe. Add in some summer fresh corn, cherry tomatoes and avocado and I’m on board. B claims quinoa normally doesn’t have much flavor to him, but this one definitely does! Like most of the other quinoa recipes I’ve made, this one makes a big batch and is one of my favorite…
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Heirloom Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

A fresh heirloom tomato and mozzarella salad is one of my favor summer dishes. It’s light, tasty and takes me back to my summer spent studying abroad in Florence, Italy. Since heirloom tomatoes are a summer fruit, I be sure and take extra advantage of them during these next two months. This isn’t a ground-breaking recipe, but one I love…
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Avocado Salsa Salad

Once summer arrives I gravitate towards the really fresh and simple meals. This avocado salad is a personal favorite light lunch option, or as a side dish with dinner. It’s perfect for summer, refreshing and so delicious. Grilled chicken or fresh fish would be a fantastic counterpart to this salad.  Even though I’m not doing Whole30, that’s originally how I found this…
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Crunchy Asian Noodle Salad

Y’all, this salad. So.freaking.good. I always love a little crunch in my salad and this has just that with the toasted almonds and the ramen noodles. Side note, who knew ramen noodles were only 22 cents?! No wonder college kids love them. We served this salad as is, but if you’re craving some extra protein it’d be delicious with some marinated…
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Garlic Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Herbs

Thought spaghetti squash was best left to fall and winter? Not for me. I love a good ‘zoodle’ or spaghetti squash recipe year round. They’re both a great, healthy alternative for pasta. Toss in some fresh parsley and basil, grated parmesan cheese and garlic and you’re set with a flavorful dish. I made a few alterations based on what I…
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