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Fresh Zucchini Lemon Salad with Pine Nuts and Parmesan

It doesn’t get any easier than this fresh zucchini salad! My garden is a little behind schedule because Laguna Beach has suffered through May Gray and now June Gloom. I haven’t had nearly enough sun and heat for my tomatoes, but the zucchini was ripe and ready.The sun is trying to come out today so I wanted to make a fresh raw salad. This was just what I needed. INGREDIENTS Zucchini–I used 3 small ones […]

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My Favorite Greek Salad

I love everything that Ina Garten makes and this Greek Salad is no exception! With just a few simple ingredients you can have one of the most flavorful summer salads. And you’d never know it’s low calorie–it tastes just that good.  The key is to start with really fresh veggies and good feta cheese. Try to buy it in a little tub with its liquid–that way you know it’s really […]

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Classic Tomato Caprese Salad

Want to make a beautiful dish in a hurry and it’s too hot to turn on the stove, let alone think about cooking? This is definitely it! Tomato Caprese is always a cool and refreshing salad during the hottest days of summer when tomatoes are at their peak–ripe and juicy.  Start with great tomatoes, add some fresh mozzarella, a few basil leaves and a drizzle of good Italian olive oil […]

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