Getting ready for salad season a little early with this Italian Chickpea Chopped Salad. Chickpeas marinated in a simple vinaigrette take this salad to a whole other level. Serve alongside your favorite Italian dishes or have it straight up for lunch. Simply bomb.com!
By now I think you all know how I feel about salad. Here is the thing: I despise a boring salad (i.e lettuce and very little else). But I LOVE a GOOD salad (i.e one with greens…carbs and cheese). And if it’s a salad where the dressing is truly the star, then you know I am all about it.
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Honey Sesame Roasted Chickpeas are the perfect healthy way to start 2020. Make them at the beginning of the week for the most delicious snack, protein source, or salad topper you have ever had!
2020 is definitely the year of the chickpea. Or at least that is what I am declaring!
The new year always brings with it a tinge of diet culture. However, cutting foods out is not the way that I like to roll. It makes eating a balanced diet feel like a chore. Instead, I always approach the new year with ideas to ADD more foods: more veggies, more fruits!
And yes, let’s add more chickpeas
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We have having a major corn moment and I am in total love.
I used to shy away from corn, mostly because my only exposure to it was the frozen stuff my aunt would serve her kids at daycare. It was way too sweet, way too starchy, and had zero flavor. There are some veggies that I am totally for eating frozen, but corn just is not it. But, now that it’s summer and we have full exposure to the stuff on the cob, I am absolutely in LOVE with adding corn to absolutely everything in a way I never desired before.
Sorry if I’m getting too corny for ya.
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Because if there was any day to make a salad that does not seem like a salad, it is today.
We love salads up in here, but, sometimes, you want that salad that is pretending to be something it should be. And a bread salad aka a panzanella definitely fits what we need for quick work week lunches and dins.
It’s a party up in here for sure!
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It’s salad season! Huzzah.
Actually, if I am being COMPLETELY honest, the last thing I want to do this time of year is cook and this recipe has been a long time coming because I usually make it once a week every week during the summer. It has all my fav things and comes together in 30 minutes with MINIMAL cooking.
So who’s with me?! Let’s not cook together!
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It’s a fiesta over here!
I know kale always gets the short end of the stick in the “food” world. First, she was a garnish. Then, she was the ridicule of health food world. BUT, y’all, if you think you don’t like kale salads, then you haven’t LIVED until you tried marinating it in lime juice and lots of spice.
Trust me… I will convert you. That didn’t sound sketchy at all.
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It is salad season! Are you ready for it?
I mean, my Instagram name is The Cutting Veg, so you know I was born ready! I have a feeling that this summer is going to be the summer of the dinner salad. It’s not even warm yet, and yet, I am already experimenting with all kinds of salads.
What a time to be alive.
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This is definitely one of those recipes.
It is one of those non-recipes that I make and casually share on Instagram (within the context of it as, hey look! This is what I’m having for dinner)” that prompts comments like “RECIPE!!!!!.” which is admittedly not my favorite style of comment. It reads like an outright demand, and since I’m super polite, I expect a “Please” or “Would you consider sharing this?” in the mix.
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It’s springtime… and so I fully plan on overdosing on all of the vegetables.
I love spring, mostly because it puts me in a mood to eat lighter. And what better way to enjoy the warmer spring temps than a big old bowl of salad. But not just any salad… this baby is a crunchy, fresh sesame filled wonderland
Who knew you could have feelings about a salad?
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