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3 Fresh Fruit Salad Recipes!

 

Watermelon Blueberry Fruit Salad
3 cups watermelon, diced
1 cup blueberries
3 tbsp mint leaves, chopped
1 tbsp honey
1 lemon, juiced
½ cup feta cheese, crumbled

Toss all ingredients together and enjoy!

Tropical Fruit Salad
1 mango, diced
1 cup pineapple, diced
1 papaya, diced
1 dragon fruit, diced
1 starfruit, sliced
1 tbsp ginger, freshly grated
1 lime, zest and juice
1 jalapeno, deseeded and minced (optional)

Toss all ingredients together and enjoy!

Ruby Red Fruit Salad
1 cup strawberries, sliced or quartered
1 cup raspberries
1 cup cherries, pitted and halved
1 cup pomegranate arils
Honey to taste
Rosewater to taste

Toss all ingredients together and enjoy!

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3 Dinner-Worthy Salad Recipes!


Steak & Blue Cheese Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette

4 cups arugula
1 (8oz) steak, striploin, cooked and sliced
1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled
Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Tomato Vinaigrette:
2 tbsp olive oil
1 shallot, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp honey (optional)
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp basil, chopped

In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, add oil.
Season steak with salt and pepper on both sides and fry until golden on each side and cooked to your liking. Remove from skillet and set aside.
To make vinaigrette, add oil to skillet and heat over medium-high heat
Add shallots and sauté for 2-3 minutes, or until they soften. Add garlic and tomatoes and cook for another minute. Add vinegar, honey and salt and pepper to taste and cook for another 2-3 minutes or until tomatoes soften. Remove from heat and stir in basil.
Store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Arrange arugula on serving dish of choice. Top with steak strips, vinaigrette and blue cheese.
Enjoy!

Asian Inspired Slaw

4 cups red cabbage, shredded
2 carrots, julienned
1 red pepper, thinly sliced
½ cup cucumber, julienned
1 avocado, sliced
2 green onions, sliced
¼ cup cashews, chopped

Dressing:
2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
1 lime, juiced
1 tbsp agave or brown sugar
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp ginger, freshly grated
¼ tsp garlic, minced
1 tbsp sesame oil
⅓ cup olive oil

In a medium bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.
To assemble salad, place cabbage in bowl and arrange remaining ingredients on top.
Garnish with cashews and pour over dressing.
Enjoy!
Option to Add: Sesame Ginger Salmon

Harvest Salad with Chicken

2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
2 cups butternut squash, diced
4 cups kale, chopped
1 apple, diced
⅓ cup pecan halves
¼ cup goat cheese
Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Maple Vinaigrette:
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2-3 tbsp maple syrup
3 tbsp Dijon mustard
⅓ cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

In a small bowl, whisk together vinaigrette ingredients and season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour half of the vinaigrette over chicken breasts and let sit in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Set remaining vinaigrette aside.
On a large non-stick or parchment lined baking sheet, arrange chicken on one side. On the other side, add squash and drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Bake at 400ºF for 20-25 minutes or until chicken and squash are cooked through and slightly golden.
In a large bowl, add kale and drizzle lightly with oil and salt and pepper to taste. Massage kale until it becomes tender.
In your serving bowl of choice, fill with kale and top with remaining ingredients. Drizzle over remaining vinaigrette.
Enjoy!

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Thai Mango Salad

Thai Mango Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Thai Mango Salad

This tasty Thai salad is totally gorgeous but effortless to make!

Ingredients

  • 1 mango, julienned
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 2 carrots, peeled and julienned
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup peanuts, crushed
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp honey
  • ½ tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • red pepper flakes to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine mango, red bell pepper, carrots, green onion and crushed peanuts in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk lime juice, honey, ginger and red pepper flakes.
  3. Pour dressing over salad and mix well.
  4. Garnish with more crushed peanuts.
  5. Enjoy!
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Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp blackberry jam or jelly
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients in a mason jar or small bowl.
  2. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Refrigerate and use within 3 days.
  4. Enjoy!
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Creamy Greek Dressing

Creamy Greek Dressing

Creamy Greek Dressing

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp crumbled feta
  • 1 garlic clove, pureed
  • ¼ tsp dried oregano
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients in a mason jar or small bowl.
  2. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Refrigerate and use within 3 days.
  4. Enjoy!
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Tangy Citrus Avocado Dressing

Tangy Citrus Avocado Dressing

Tangy Citrus Avocado Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, peeled
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tbsp greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, pureed
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients in a blender.
  2. Mix thoroughly.
  3. For a thinner dressing, add orange juice, one tablespoon at a time, until it reaches the desired consistency.
  4. Refrigerate and use within 3 days.
  5. Enjoy!
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Spicy Honey Mustard Dressing

Spicy Honey Mustard Dressing

Spicy Honey Mustard Dressing

Ingredients

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, pureed
  • pinch of cayenne
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients in a mason jar or small bowl.
  2. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Refrigerate and use within 3 days.
  4. Enjoy!
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