Salads and Dressings

Salad Dressings

  Salad dressings are generally based on oil, vinegar (or lemon) and sugar. Oil-free dressings are generally very high in sugar and sodium.  They do little to enhance the nutritional value of salad. These dressings are whole-food based so much more nutrient-dense than store-bought dressing. The fat comes from seeds or nuts and the sweetness from […]

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Quinoa Salad

    Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a pseudograin. Grains are the edible seeds of grasses, while pseudograins are seeds that are used as grains but come from non-grass plants.  Amaranth and buckwheat are also pseudograins.  Pseudograins tend to be higher in protein and micronutrients than grass grains.  Quinoa is often referred to as an ancient

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