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Asian Pear Salad with Basil, Toasted Almonds and Creamy Ginger Dressing

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pear salad
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I don’t know about you, but the holidays have left me feeling like a partridge in a pear tree. And not in a good way.

With all kinds of health and wellness goals and resolutions circling around social media this days, I decided I would join in on the fun and make a healthy salad that actually tasted good.

One that I would actually look forward to making again and again instead of it serving as a repentant, guild-laden, self-inflicted punishment following the fattening flurry of gingersnaps and eggnog and cheesy green chile casseroles and homemade ravioli (more on that later!).

I know what you’re thinking. Salad can never be as good as gingersnaps.

You might be right.

Actually, I’m certain you are. continue reading

Lemony, Herby, Healthy Egg Salad with No Mayo, No Guilt, and Zero Weight Watchers Points

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A friend of mine travelled to the Willamette Valley recently and was going on and on about this egg salad from Red Hills Market. I kept thinking to myself, surely it can’t be that good? Egg salad is egg salad, right? But then she showed me the picture.

And it took my breathe away.

Heavenly, cloud-like whites with specks of bright yellow yolk, heavily spattered with fresh herbs, sea salt, cracked pepper, and a drizzle of olive oil. My friend said it wasn’t saucy, heavy, gooey, or gluey. It was simply perfect. continue reading