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  • Summer Grilling with Salad Girl

    Delicious Summer grilling recipes just in time to celebrate & to serve Dads, Poppa's, Grandpa's & Poppies for Father's Day, but be mindful when you are purchasing meats, poultry, and fish to grill this Summer!  Read the labels, ask your local butcher to bring in the highest quality, local, grass-fed, pastured, free-range, organic, and humanely raised choices. I purchased my Heluka pork tenderloin from Beeler's! Beeler's piggies are not housed in gestation crates, they are raised free range without antibiotics, growth promotants, or ractopamine. They only use pure natural spices and ingredients in their pork products, and never add MSG, sodium nitrate, or...

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  • Sassy Side Salads & Slaws for Summer Entertaining

    Whether you serve these delicious side salads and slaws up in a bowl for your Memorial Day picnic or at a graduation party, these salads are all sans the "mayo" so safer to set out on a buffet table! Enjoy!

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  • Time to Celebrate Apple Season

    Lunch & Hoch Orchard Apples! Yummy Apple & Wild Rice Broccoli Slaw-great side dish for Thanksgiving... Crisp fall air means sweater weather, raking leaves, and of course, picking & eating locally grown apples! There are well over 100 orchards in Minnesota.  All have Autumn Calendars with special events, hayrides, corn mazes, cider houses & a variety of apple picking and apple tastings for families and foodies alike! One of my favorite apple varieties is the Minnesota born and raised Honey Crisp Apple.  I try to get my Honey Crisp Apples from a local, organic farm located in LaCresent called Hoch Orchards. If you...

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  • More Simple Summer Suppers...

      Fresh Organic Watemelon & Grilled Chicken Salad w/ Lemony Herb...                               Simple Summer Suppers are a necessity in my household, especially at the end of some of these hot, humid Summer days. I am an open-windows-in-the-Summertime kind of gal and If I lived alone, I wouldn't even turn on a burner. But since I am still blessed with the company of my husband and often a Grandchild or two for dinner, I will bear the hardship of boiling a bit of pasta or another grain, but...

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  • Enjoy a Delicious Spring Green Apple Salad

        Spring is the perfect time to savor a healthy, beautiful, and delicious organic Salad Girl Salad!  Just print out this simple recipe, shop for all the ingredients in the refrigerated produce area of your favorite market, and voila!   

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  • A Tisket a Tasket, Gift a Friend a Salad Basket...

    This is a great, creative way to gift a few, good friends a "Salad Luncheon." All you need is a cute, little basket and 6 mason jars filled with some yummy Autumn salad ingredients (recipe below) and a bottle of Salad Girl Crisp Apple Maple Dressing. Voila! An Autumn salad luncheon for 6. The Honey Crisp Apple was developed by the University of Minnesota and is grown in Minnesota. Its most unique quality is the extremely crisp and delicate texture. There really is no other apple like it. The flavor has a nice balance between sugar and acid giving it a sweet...

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