Kale Salad with Bacon

kale salad

ANOTHER KALE SALAD?! GROSS!!!! Um, that was rude, guys. Hear me out. This one is super delicious. And nutritious. And colorful and beautiful. And has optional bacon bits. Which I realize is a kind of iffy ingredient when we’re trying to call it nutritious, but that’s why they’re optional! Get it?! JEEZ! Basically, everything in…

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Thai Curry Chicken Salad

DEWDS. I think I’m gettin’ chunky. Well, fine, I know I’ve gained some weight in the last two years. Whether that newly minted weight qualifies me as “chunky” or not, I do know for a fact that some of my dang old summer shorts don’t fit no more! And, Hell! That ain’t right! Sewww,┬áthat means…

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Italian Dressing Recipe

Who among us didn’t love the everloving crap out of some Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing when we were young? Truly, who among us doesn’t still love it? Ain’t no shame in that game! But it is easy and fast to make your own with higher quality (healthier) oil and honest-to-god fresh garlic to keep vampires…

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Mini Burgers on Salad

Last week we went back to Santa Monica to shoot some collaborations with other YouTube cooks at the Tastemade studio. I met one of my new favorites, Ariyele Ressler, a gluten-free cook who’s just started her channel. I fell in love with her personality and recipes at first look and she proved to be just…

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Spring Pea Salad with Goat Cheese

Pea Salad with Goat Cheese Recipe Video (scroll down for printable recipe) Ah made yew a pea salad. We recently had the pleasure of visiting a dairy goat farm, Blue Heron Farm, you dewds, and I tell you it was pretty GD fantastic. Goats are so much like dogs! They come up and nuzzle you…

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Turkey Taco Salad

It’s “Healthy Food Resolutions Month” again! Every year like clockwork — and Truck Month and Toyotathon — January shows up and makes us all feel bad about eating s’mores for dinner. Admittedly, January has a good point there. Marshmallows are bad for your teeth. But January’s advice is not good if all the healthy crap…

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Wild Rice Salad

wild rice salad

A dear, dear friend of mine recently came back to Texas for a visit. She’s been living in New Zealand for a few years now with her handsome Kiwi man and two drop-dead adorable boy-children. The reason for her visit was sad, but we were all so happy to see them. She asked her lady-friends…

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Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad Video (scroll down for recipe) I love quinoa salad. It’s the perfect solution to my inherent laziness – the laziness I fight so hard against but sometimes, like all better foes, it wins and I find myself sprawled out across the room, legs on the couch, face on the floor, watching “Video Chan…

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Watermelon Salad

Not that ripe summer watermelon needs to be made into salad, but hey, maybe you’re bored with plain ol’ melon and want to try this watermelon salad. I started a post literally almost ONE YEAR ago that I never got around to finishing. Well, I finally did. Like, just a minute ago. Jeez. What a…

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