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    Massaged Kale Autumn Harvest Salad

    Can I let you in on a secret to actually liking kale? MASSAGE IT. Honestly. Truly. It’s the best way to enjoy kale. I have a confession. I’m an almost dietitian, and I don’t really care for kale. It’s pretty bitter and strong. Which makes it great for tougher dishes, where you’re gonna cook the heck out of it, like pastas or soups. But when it comes to salads, I would try to use it sparingly. Then I discovered massaging it. It’s as simple as it sounds. You take your kale pieces in a big bowl, drizzle with EVOO, and then get to work massaging your kale–just like you would…

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    Honeycrisp Apple and Red Grape Fall Salad

    Fall food is my favorite food. It can be cool, crisp, and refreshing or it can be warm, hearty, and comforting. It’s like the best of both worlds. Fall food also has some of the best seasoning too. Cardamom, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, cumin, chili, fennel… I could keep naming these spices but I think I’ve made my point. Obviously I have a deep love for fall food. That’s probably why most of my recipes on the blog have been born during the fall months. This Honeycrisp Apple and Red Grape Fall Salad is my take on one of my favorite fall seasoned items–the Ancient Grain and Arugula salad from…

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    Strawberry Blueberry Spring Mix Salad

    I love a good salad. There’s┬áso many different types and ways to enjoy them. Heck, stuff them in a wrap and it can change the whole game. I’ve been craving a good steak salad lately. There was this awesome place when we use to live in Morgantown called Salad Works and it was THE BOMB. They would make steak on the spot for you for your salad. God I miss that place. Since moving, there’s really no good place that offers a quick salad to go close to where we live. Well, besides Panera. Panera can definitely be a great option, but it can also be a little pricey. I…