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Today Sara Lynn Cauchon celebrates Spring with 3 Superfood Salads!

Super 7 Salad
1 cup finely chopped kale
1 cup finely sliced red cabbage
1 cup finely shredded Brussels sprouts
1 cup finely chopped broccoli
1/2 cup blueberries
1/3 cup slivered almonds

1/2 cup plain yogurt
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon poppy seeds
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

In a small bowl, whisk together the yogurt, vinegar, honey, poppy seeds, salt and pepper.
In a larger bowl, toss together the kale, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, blueberries and the poppy seed dressing. Top the salad with the blueberries and almonds.

Tangled Sesame Salad
2 English cucumber, julienned
2 carrots, peeled and julienned
1 mango, pitted, peeled and julienned
1 red bell pepper, julienned
1 green onion, finely sliced for garnish
Sesame seeds for garnish

2 tablespoons tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 lime, juiced
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon agave
1 garlic clove, grated
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger

In a small bowl, whisk together all of the dressing ingredients.
In a large bowl, toss together the cucumber, carrot and pepper. Pour the dressing over the salad and garnish with sesame seeds and green onion

Spring Inspired Green Salad
6 cups arugula
2 cups chopped steamed asparagus
2 cups steamed snap peas

3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1-2 teaspoons agave or honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 finely minced shallot
1 teaspoon freshly chopped dill
1 teaspoon freshly chopped parsley
1 teaspoon freshly chopped basil or tarragon
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

In a small bowl, whisk together all of the dressing ingredients. Toss the dressing with the asparagus and snap peas.
On a large serving platter, arrange the arugula and top with the dressed asparagus and snap peas.

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3 Healthy Spring Salad Recipes

Snap Pea and Radish Salad with Feta

3 cups snap peas, strings removed and halved and blanched
5 radishes, thinly sliced
⅓ cup feta cheese, crumbled

2 tbsp white wine vinegar
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp dill, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

In a medium pot over high heat, bring water to a boil. Blanche peas by boiling them a minute and quickly transferring them to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process.

To make the dressing, whisk all the ingredients together and toss with peas and radishes. Top salad with feta.

Grilled Asparagus Salad

3 cups arugula
½ bunch asparagus, grilled
2-3 eggs, boiled to your liking and halved

½ lemon, zest and juice
1 tbsp chives, chopped
¼ cup plain yogurt
1 tsp honey (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste

Toss asparagus in oil, salt and pepper. To grill asparagus, heat a griddle pan or grill to medium-high. Place asparagus on and grill until cooked to your liking.

In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients. Assemble salad by placing arugula in your serving dish of choice and top with asparagus. Drizzle over salad dressing and top with eggs and chives.

New Potato Salmon Salad

1lb new potatoes, boiled and quartered
2 tbsp dill, chopped
½ cup celery, finely diced
½ cup cucumber, seeded and diced
2 salmon fillets, cooked and flaked

3 tbsp red wine vinegar
¼ cup olive oil
1 tbsp dijon mustard
1 shallot, minced
Prepared horseradish to taste
Salt and pepper to taste

In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside. Toss remaining ingredients together and drizzle with dressing.

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