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Strawberry and Spinach Salad—Taste of Summer

By Fredrica Syren: I’m so excited to have strawberry season once again. These little sweet and juicy berries get me going. I swear I could live on strawberries! A couple of years ago, I ate an amazing salad with strawberries and spinach at Whole Foods. Ever since, I’ve been dreaming …

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Old Favorite; Asparagus and Tomato Salad

I love waking up in my own bed this morning and as soon as I could went out to the garden to see what have been growing since I was gone. There were tons of all kinds of tomatoes ready to be picked and the most was cherry tomatoes. I …

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Warm Potato Salad

After a long day at the beach we were all so tired so I made a warm potato salad and served with a bean salad. I don’t like regular potato salads with mayo but I do love warm potato salads. 1 cup cooked potatoes, diced 1 cup cooked sugar snap …

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Avocado and Red Onion Salad

This little simple but yummy salad I saw being made on a cooking and decoration show popular here in Sweden. It just sounded so good that I had to make it and we ate it with BBQ. I’m amazed I actually can cook or blog right now because I’m so …

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Shaved Swiss Chard Avocado Salad

All morning we have been driving here and there and running errands with a cranky toddler and five year old. I know a very bad combo but it had to be done because this afternoon we have a birthday party to attend. After all that it was nice to sit …

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Heirloom tomato and bean salad

I don’t know what got it to me yesterday but all day I was dragging and feeling so tired. By 4pm I was looking at the time over and over again, just waiting to put the kids to bed so I could go to sleep myself. Well I fell asleep …

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Farm fresh tomato and fennel salad

As I said previous posts Saturdays are when we go to the farmers market to buy our fruit, veggies, cheese and eggs for the week. Therefore Saturday lunch is usually a farmer’s market fresh lunch. Yesterday James and Bella headed out for some daughter and daddy fun while Noah napped. …

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Minty fresh fruit salad

My favorite dessert or even a snack is a perfect fruit salad. Nothing taste better than a fresh combination of juice and fresh fruit and some added kick of mint from my garden. You can use whatever fruit is available for your season and let the fantasy flow. If you …

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Farm to table dinner

Saturdays are the day we as a family go to the one of the largest farmers markets in San Diego. We’ve been doing that since we moved so over 5 years and we love it. There is something so nice about getting to know who is growing your food and …

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Raw Collard Green Salad With A Quick Pickle

Our neighbor Peter and Linda are so kind and generous and drop of a bag of green goodies weekly for us. They get a box delivered from a local farm with organic produce but I guess they don’t eat it all so they give it to us to enjoy instead. …

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