Salad Recipes

Having a repertoire of great salad recipes is important. This is a list of many of the best salads I’ve prepared over the years. There is a mix of green salads, grain salads - all with an emphasis on fresh, whole, seasonal, plant-based ingredients. Enjoy!

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Salad Recipes

Hazelnut & Chard Ravioli Salad

Plump raviolis tossed with toasted hazelnuts, lemony chard, and caramelized onions are at the heart of this ravioli salad recipe. The colorful platter is finished off with a dusting of cheese, snipped chives, and lemon zest. You can prepare most of the components ahead of time.

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Five Minute Avocado Dressing with Herbs and Spinach

If you love a good avocado dressing, you've got to give this one a try. It is fragrant with fresh herbs, seasoned with miso, and boosted with spinach.

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Garlic Lime Lettuce Wraps

Ginger and garlic tempeh rice, folded into lime-spiked lettuce wraps with lots of herbs, cucumber, and carrots. A one-pan meal that comes together in no time!

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Seven Great Blender Dressings to Keep on Hand

Not just for salads, blender dressings are the best. Use these dressings on grain bowls, inside spring rolls, spread on sandwiches, and spooned onto tacos. Enjoy!

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Twelve Whole-Food Plant-Based Kale Recipes You Should Try This Week

Kale every day. Your body will thank you. Kale-centric recipes for the week ahead.

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Salad Recipes

All-The-Tomatoes & Pasta Salad

Tomatoes & pasta in an A+ one-bowl meal - whole-grain pasta, baby kale, basil, and the best tomatoes you can get your hands on, with a generous drizzle of strong harissa dressing.

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An Exceptional Salad with an Unusual Coconut Oil Dressing

Coconut oil dressing was just one of the brilliant ideas that jumped out at me from the pages of Julia Sherman's new Salad For President cookbook.

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Joshua McFadden's Cucumber Salad

A ringer of a cucumber salad. The main players: cucumbers, ice-bathed scallions, toasted walnuts, mint, rose, and a vinegar-spiked yogurt dressing. I've been adding a scoop of lentils and making a meal out of it all week.

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Vegan Tempeh Taco Salad

All the things you love about a taco, in salad form. Crushed tortilla chips bring the crunch, black beans and crumbled tempeh coated with taco seasoning brings the substance, and a strong, smoked paprika-apple cider dressing pulls everything together.

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Sriracha Rainbow Noodle Salad

This is a salad you'll crave every day. A radiant, color-flecked tangle of noodles, cabbage, shredded carrots, pickled sushi ginger, and an abundance of cilantro, basil, and scallions. It has tofu and peanuts, coconut, ginger, avocado, and hemp seeds. The dressing(!) - it's simple but strong, and steps in with an assertive spicy sriracha-lime punch.

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