Broccoli Avocado Salad

I love this salad — raw broccoli, creamy avocado, and crunchy pepitas brought together with a tangy lemon and tahini dressing. This is a win-win dish:  deliciousness and powerful nutrition in one tasty salad.  A bonus is that it stays fresh in the fridge for a couple days, which makes it a good one to…

Shrimp & Avocado Caesar Salad

Plump shrimp combine with smooth avocado and a classic caesar dressing for a one dish meal that combines strong nutrition with fabulous flavor. The dressing recipe goes together in a minute, and uses anchovy paste for an umami boost.  One tip for pretty salads is to dress the greens separately from the other ingredients.  Then,…

Summer Corn Salad

Sweet corn!  Tender sweet corn is one of my favorite treats in summer.  It is at its peak at my market, along with deep red tomatoes and creamy-rich avocados. Here is my recipe for a simple summer treat featuring sweet corn in the starring role.  I serve it as a salad or side dish, depending…