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summer of salads

So there are two things that most influenced the summer of salads: 1. A new cookbook. 2. A Rachael Ray magazine that I stole (not maliciously) from work. I am really exploring outside the normal tomato/cucumber/green pepper standard. Getting more creative with my lettuce every day.

There was the orange, radish, and jicama, with ginger dressing.salad3

Green apple, cheddar, and dried cranberries.salad2

Tomato, bacon, and avocado. (Always a yum combo)salad1

Strawberries, blueberries, almonds, and goat cheese.salad5

Peaches, steak, red pepper, and goat cheese. (super cool work lunch at my desk)salad4

Let me know if you have a fav combo that I need to try!

tomato and basil salad dressing

Maybe it was the recent long weekend or the longer days, but I feel like time is moving slower lately. We have been enjoying the time by putting more effort into our meals. I even made salad dressing. Salad dressing. Not a baked good.

This salad dressing was basically like salad salsa. It was chopped up tomatoes, basil, and green onion. A little garlic, salt, pepper, red wine vinegar, and oil. Shake it all up in a jar. We put it on a salad of spring mix, white beans, and red pepper. Fancy, right??

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