Salads and Sides


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This salad is a healthy side dish to bring to any gathering but can also be made into an entrée when adding grilled chicken, cooked chickpeas, or seasoned tofu (try drizzling your protein of choice with balsamic reduction, too!*). I personally look forward to eating this salad alongside a picnic dinner while attending outdoor concerts […]

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This super simple salad is a staple in my family’s fridge each week. I eat it for lunch most days or serve it as an easy side for dinner when I’m crunched for time. I often find my husband stealing bites of it throughout the day and even my 1 year old can’t get enough […]

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Pico de gallo is a staple at our house. It is basically a fresh and chunky salsa that is often used as a side dish or as a topping in Mexican cuisine. In my house, we put pico on soups, burritos, tacos, homemade queso, and more, as well as eat it alongside chips and guacamole. […]

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My family eats a lot of tacos! Whether it’s shredded chicken, barbacoa, ground beef, or carnitas, one thing’s for sure – tacos are a family favorite! I go all out with the toppings, too, making homemade pico de gallo, grating blocks of sharp cheddar or cojita, pickling jalapenos and onions, smashing avocados for homemade guac, […]

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