Honey Lemon Vinaigrette & How to Stock for Dressings

Making a few homemade salad dressings ahead of time is a great way to make it WAY more likely you'll eat more salads. This recipe is a lovely, fresh and nutrition-packed dressing that will liven up your greens and get you in the dressing-making habit.  

I like to have a few staples on hand to make different kinds of vinaigrettes and other salad dressings, so I can keep my salad routine interesting, flavorful and varied. 

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Parsley, Lemon & Toasted Almond Salad

This fresh, satisfying salad is a great way to get more parsley into your diet. It's SO MUCH MORE than a garnish! :) Parsley tastes great when prepared well and has wonderful antioxidant properties, lots of fiber and is all around super healthy for you. It's a great detox salad.

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Beet Cilantro-Lime Salsa

Haven't tried beets? Well, here's your chance. They're super nutritious and oh so tasty! Or if you love beets, here is a fun way to use them. (Remember to use those tops too!)

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Turkey Burgers with Zucchini & Topped with Beet Salsa

Great summer burger a little on the lighter side. Healthy, gourmet and super tasty! Plus they're really easy to make and you get some extra veggies in with your burger.

When you have zucchinis coming out of your ears later this summer remember this recipe and add some delightfully fresh ingredients to your turkey burgers.

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Strawberry Lemon Clafoutis

Mmm...summer is officially here and strawberries are bursting with flavor! Take advantage of the fact that they're cheaper right now and they taste the best they will all year long! Try out this Strawberry Lemon Clafoutis for a fabulous summer dessert. It’s a custard-like tart (crustless) and is served hot or chilled.

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Tzatziki

Here's a fun way to bring an international flare to Memorial Day weekend. This tzatziki (yogurt cucumber sauce) is great to have on hand for a BBQ because it goes perfectly with a meat or lamb burger, with chicken and as a topping for veggie burgers. Yum! Leftover cucumber juice can be used in a refreshing cocktail! Yay for zero waste cooking. :)

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