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Old 07-30-2013, 01:07 PM   #46
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I think salads got better for me when I realized lettuces wasn't the base requirement. I've built a lot of salads with cucumbers and tomatoes as a base. I also roast veggies like jiffypop. Oh, and I do like using the broccoli slaw mix. It's a lot crunchier and feels very filling.
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My new best friend is my salad chopper! A great big pile of veggies can be chopped to itty bitty pieces. Add Stonewall Kitchen's Sesame Ginger Dressing and YUM!
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This thread inspired me to have a huge healthy salad tonight for supper!!! )
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I highly recommend the popular raw kale salad made with Tuscan kale (Cavalo Nero, black kale) Recipes abound on the internet. I go with the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and parmesan blend version. Just enough oil to lightly coat leaves and bring it together. Keeps in the fridge for several days.
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Helpful tip: I buy spinach and mixed greens in large tubs from a warehouse club. But sometimes don't get all of it eaten before it goes "south". If you put a paper towel across the top of the greens and "hang it out" the lid, it wicks moisture from the greens. Weird, but it works! I have had spinach last a week longer than the expiration date.
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I make my own salad dressing from low sodium soy sauce, mirin, sesame oil, and Korean red pepper flakes
Could we have the recipe, Suzanne? It sounds awesome!
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