Salads and Sides

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This is a Fox family staple! I make this “house” dressing nearly every week – it is quick, easy, and great tossed with a simple salad or drizzled upon grilled chicken breast.  Herb Vinaigrette  Prep Time: <5 min Makes: about 8oz Ingredients: 2/3 cup EVOO 1/3 red wine vinegar 2-3 fat cloves of garlic 1 […]

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Fresh ears of corn are one of my (many) favorite farmers’ market finds during the summer and fall months. Another one of my favorite things during this time of the year is to attend picnics and outdoor concerts.  This recipe was inspired by a Whole Foods’ salad* I would bring to summer picnics, outdoor concerts […]

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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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