Colorful Green Salads

Kale Salad with Cherries and Lime Dressing

Fresh cherries in a bowl

Yearning for something a little different for dinner tonight? Try using kale instead of lettuce for a salad. A garlicky dressing and bits of sweet cherry add surprising flavor twists. more→

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Mixed Greens with Apples, Carrots, and Pickled Beets

Mixed baby greens

Here’s a simple, colorful salad of mixed greens with crunchy carrots, tart apples, and pickled beets that harmonizes well with everyday or holiday meals and adds little hands-on prep time. more→

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Mixed Greens Salad with Beets and Walnuts

Fresh carrots and beets

Marinated beets are an appetizing addition to this simple salad of mixed green and carrots. Walnuts add a nice flavor. If time is of the essence, I’ve included a shortcut of using pickled beets from a jar, but the homemade kind are best!  more→

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Spring Greens Salad with Endives and Oranges

Belgian endive

Here’s a lovely and refreshing salad with tender greens, Belgian endives, and tiny oranges. A hint of citrus and toasted almonds add to the fresh flavor.  more→

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Hearty Seitan Salad

Here’s a delectable main-dish salad featuring strips of high-protein seitan, embellished with avocado and olives. This salad is also delicious served in wraps. Accompany with a potato salad or a pureed soup. more→

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Mixed Greens Salad with an Asian Spin

Mixed baby greens

This makes a lively accompaniment to many types of Asian-style dishes; however, you don’t necessarily need to serve it with Asian-themed meals; it’s a simple, offbeat accompaniment to many types of dishes. more→

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Contemporary Waldorf Salad

Apples and cinnamon

An American classic, the Waldorf salad, is a crunchy mixture of apples, walnuts and celery. This version is updated with vegan mayonnaise and a bed of baby greens. more→

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