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Susan Arthur
President, The ABCs of Everything, LLC
MA, Counseling Psychology

Greek Yogurt Slaw

Greek Yogurt Slaw
Try subbing Greek yogurt for the traditional mayo in this light and refreshing summer coleslaw recipe. INGREDIENTS:   ​4 cups of shredded cabbage - use a mixture of green and purple for more color. 1 cup shredded carrots 1/2 cup thin sliced green onion 1/2 cup corn kernels 2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar 2 Tbsp. warm hon...
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Summer Corn Salad

Summer Corn Salad
Ingredients: ​ 5 tsp. olive oil - divided ​ 1 t bsp. fresh lemon or lime juice ​ ¼ tsp. salt ​ 1 ½ cups of fresh corn off the cob ​ 1 ½ cups halved cherry tomatoes ​ ½ cup chopped cucumber ​ ¼ cup chopped onion ​ 2 tbsp. copped basil ​ 1 hot pepper diced ​ ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese Preparation: 1. In a small bowl whisk together 4 tsp. of olive oil...
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Balsamic Blackberry Vinaigrette

Balsamic Blackberry Vinaigrette
​This dressing comes with a twist! Fresh blackberries add sweetness to this Dijon, Balsamic vinaigrette. Let us know if you like it in the comments section below! Ingredients: ​ 1 cup of ripe blackberries ​ 1 Tbsp. honey ​ 2 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar ​ 2 Tbsp. olive oil ​ ¼ Tsp. salt ​ ½ Tsp. Dijon mustard Preparation: Combine all ingredients in blend...
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Snap Pea Salad With Buffalo Mozzarella

Snap Pea Salad With Buffalo Mozzarella
​ Ingredients ​ 8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed, strings removed ​ 4 cups arugula, thick stems trimmed ​ 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves plus more for serving ​ 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves plus more for serving ​ 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil ​ 2 tablespoons (or more) fresh lemon juice ​ Sea Salt ​ 1 pound fresh buffalo mozzarella Preparation 1. ...
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Berry Kale Salad With Strawberry Dressing

Berry Kale Salad With Strawberry Dressing
The sweetness from the berries and strawberry dressing coat this kale salad in creamy goodness and mask any bitterness! Berry Kale Salad With Strawberry Dressing Ingredients: ​ 2 cups chopped kale ​ 1½ cups of chopped strawberries divided ​ 1 cup of blueberries ​ 1 cup of blackberries ​ ¼ cup of sliced almonds ​ ¼ cup of crumbled feta ​ 1/3 cup of ...
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French Green Bean Salad With Pears

French Green Bean Salad With Pears
This is a refreshing spring salad with matchstick pears and tons of fresh herbs! Let us know what you think in the comments below. French Green Bean Salad With Pears Ingredients: ​ 3lbs Haricot Verts green beans ​ 1/2 cup of olive oil ​ 3 TBS of Sherry wine vinegar ​ 6 TBS chopped fresh chives ​ 6 TBS chopped fresh parsley ​ 6 TBS minced fresh...
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Chicken Monaco Pasta Salad

Chicken Monaco Pasta Salad
Pasta salad has always been a staple inspiring and summer time dish 1, because it is so easy to whip together for a large crowd and 2, because it is so darn delicious! This pasta salad combines the fresh flavors of western Europe to create a beautiful, healthy and tasty dish! ​ Chicken Monaco Pasta Salad Ingredients: ​ 1 lb boneless, skinless ...
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Minted Beets

Minted Beets
Roasted, Minted Beets are a delicious way to enjoy the lovely root vegetable that is beets! This simple recipe is super easy to throw together and is sure to impress the entire table. Let us know what you think in the comments section below! Minted Beets Ingredients: ​ 2 LBS of beets trimmed ​ 1 head of red leaf lettuce for lining platter ​ 1 TBS o...
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Greek Cauliflower Salad

Greek Cauliflower Salad
​Salads are a great spring and summer time meal. This easy Greek Cauliflower Salad is sure to please everyone at the table. Even picky eaters! Prior to serving add the feta cheese. This dish may be served at room temp or chilled allowing ingredients to marinate in oil and lemon juice. Let us know what you think in the comments section below! A...
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Cucumber, Radish and Carrot Salad

Cucumber, Radish and Carrot Salad
A colorful, delicious salad that is super easy to make and kid approved! We love hearing from you so let us know what you think in the comments section below. Attached is a printer friendly PDF version. ​Cucumber, Radish and Carrot Salad ​ 1 large cucumber-peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and sliced thin crosswise  1 cup of thinly sliced radi...
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Rainbow Salad

Rainbow Salad
This is a salad that you create using the colors of the rainbow and pair with your favorite healthy dressing. Kids love the process of making this salad just as much as they enjoy eating it. Using as many colors of the rainbow as you can, create your own unique Rainbow Salad. You can use the same color multiple times. Go through a farmers mark...
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Thai Cabbage Salad

Thai Cabbage Salad
If you love unique flavors mixed with fresh produce then you will love this Thai Cabbage Salad. It's easy, it's delicious and it's healthy! Try it out and let us know what you think in the comments section below. Attached is a printer friendly PDF version. ​Thai Cabbage Salad ​1/3 cup of safflower or other vegetable oil  1/3 cup of white ...
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Fresh Fruit Salad with Banana Yogurt Dressing

Fresh Fruit Salad with Banana Yogurt Dressing
This easy fruit salad is a hit with all the kiddos! Simply choose your favorite fresh fruits and cover in a silky, creamy fresh banana yogurt dressing! Comment below to let us know what you think. Attached is a printer friendly PDF version. ​ Fresh Fruit Salad with Banana Yogurt Dressing  ​4 Cups of mixed fresh fruit (berries, melons, pineappl...
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