Salads

Creamy, Dreamy Vegan Dressings

The heat is here already in Texas. That means salads brimming with fresh local produce show up on our table every day. While a vinaigrette dressing is always delicious, there are times something rich and creamy is in order. Here are two of my recent go-to recipes. Tahini Ranch Dressing When I saw the words…

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A Farmer’s Market Salad

When tender stems of baby broccoli, French breakfast radishes, and gorgeous Russian kale made their appearance last week at the Farmer’s Market, I saw the makings of a perfect spring salad. A big thank you to River Bottom Farms for their commitment to sustainable, organic produce. With ingredients that are this fresh and delicious, all…

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Spirit Fire Salad Dressing

More often than not it’s the amazing dressing that has you or your guests reaching for another serving of salad. Having a stash of go to recipes brings ease to salad prep, making a plant based lifestyle just that much more enjoyable and sustainable. Here’s one must have recipe from our Gemmotherapy retreat weekend at…

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Spring Carrot Salad

Carrot salad has always been a weeknight standard in the Hubele salad rotation. It’s a quick prep when time is limited and because it only improves with an overnight in the fridge, it makes for a welcome lunch the following day. This Heidi Swanson version however takes carrot salad to the next level and is well…

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Summer Salads: Planning One Week At A Time

A raw salad every day, whether it be for lunch or before your evening meal, is an excellent way to increase your veggie intake, alkalize your body, support healthy digestion, and promote optimal elimination. Who knew a salad could be so helpful, right? While a salad a day sounds good on paper, having what you…

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On The Homestretch & A Green Bean Salad

So, it’s come to this and I am really not sure if it’s even such a bad thing. I have a confession:  After a beautiful morning swim at Barton Springs pool, I admit I then spent a good portion of my Mother’s Day writing a chapter on the importance of babies pooping on a regular…

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Packable Lunches III: Black Bean Salad

While in Germany last month I searched for recipes to prepare for my omnivore relatives. Looking for something hearty and with a taste of the southwest, I came across this salad by Deliciously Ella. I love her recipes and since she has yet to let me down I gave it a test spin for a…

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Keep it Cool IV: Lemony Lentil & Chickpea Salad

I’m so excited to wrap up my Keep it Cool series with this amazing Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad. I’ll be making this one to pack along on our car trip to the Vosges Mountains for a week of family hiking. And I’m especially looking forward to gathering fresh radishes and herbs in my mother-in-law’s…

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Keep it Cool III: Thai Cashew Chopped Salad

I am such a fan of Thai flavors that this Thai Cashew Chopped Salad recipe easily caught my attention. Like the other salads in this series (Asian Broccoli Salad & Southwestern Chopped Salad), this one is packed with flavor and freshness. And, while there is already a bounty of veggies included, you can certainly take…

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Keep it Cool II: Southwestern Chopped Salad

Cool, crisp, and flavorful! That’s what I look for in summer recipes, and this Southwestern Chopped Salad has it all. Feel free to improvise on the basic ingredient list and add extra veggies. They can only enhance the mix! The cilantro lime dressing is a keeper for sure, and it can be repurposed for wraps…

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