Caprese Salad

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Caprese Salad is the perfect side dish next to a chicken breast, or other cooked meat.  It’s filling, but light enough to complete a dinner.  I love the taste of fresh basil, just love it!  This dressing is also a perfect reference for a go-to salad dressing.  You can make it ahead of time, and use it throughout the week.

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Tomato Arugula Salad w/ Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

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Have you ever been one of those people that grab a second plate or bowl for your SIDE salad?  That’s me, for sure, because 1. I like a lot of salad and 2. more importantly, and annoyingly…salads take up so much space and just expand everywhere.  This salad, I like to call compact.  You get tons of flavor, and nutrients, and only need to add a little bit on your dinner plate. It makes for a beautiful side dish.  This was our side with lettuce wrap burgers, and plantain fries.   Continue reading