Classic Egg Salad

6 large eggs 3 tbsp paleo mayo 2 celery stalks, chopped 1/2 bunch chives, chopped a squeeze of lemon juice sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste For perfect hard boiled eggs, place the eggs in a pot with cold water and gently bring to a boil. When the water boils, cover the pot,…

Tuna Salad

2 twelve-ounce cans tuna, drained and flaked 3 tsp paleo mayo 2 tsp pickle relish, naturally fermented 2 tsp mustard 2 celery stalks, chopped 1/2 cup onion, chopped freshly ground black pepper to taste Simply mix and combine everything together in a bowl, adjusting the texture and taste with more or less mustard and mayo….

Salmon Salad

2 cans wild salmon 2 cucumbers, diced 1 onion, chopped 1 large tomato, diced 1 avocado, diced 5-6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil juice of two lemons 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill, optional lettuces leaves, for serving Drain the liquid from the canned salmon; place the salmon in a bowl and mash well with a…

Simple Fruit Salad

1/2 pound seedless grapes, cut in half 4 cups strawberries, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 cantaloupe, seeded and cut into bite-sized pieces 1 pineapple, rind and core removed and cut into bite-sized pieces 2 bananas, sliced 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 3 kiwis, sliced 1 pinch fresh mint leaves to garnish Simply combine everything together…

Confetti Kale Salad

4-6 leaves curly kale 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 head purple cabbage 1 cup yellow bell pepper, diced 2 tablespoons red onion 1 tablespoon agave 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 1/2 lemon juiced 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder Wash and dry kale. Strip leaves from stem and rip into…

Peach Pecan Quinoa Salad

adapted from recipe by toneitup.com 1 peach, sliced 1 cup spinach 1/4 pecans [or walnuts if it’s all you have on hand like me] 1/4 cup quinoa, cooked Combine ingredients in a bowl and toss thoroughly. *Mix 1 teaspoon of sesame oil, juice from one lemon, and a pinch of black pepper to use for dressing.

Southwest Salad

2 cups spinach 1 cup black beans 1/4 avocado 2 tablespoons cilantro 1/4 cup onion lime dressing 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced 1 tsp chopped jalapeño pepper (use canned for less heat)

Coconut Ceviche

adapted from recipe by toneitup.com 1 cup coconut flesh, diced 1/2 cucumber diced 3 tablespoons chopped pineapple 3 tablespoons shredded purple cabbage 3 tablespoons orange juice 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon chopped red onion 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon chopped mint 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon sea salt…

Lemon, Spinach & Chickpea Salad

1/2 cup chickpeas, drained 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 lemon, squeezed 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 cups spinach leaves Put the drained chickpeas into a large mixing bowl. Combine the remaining ingredients with the chickpeas and stir well. Chill before serving. photo: forksoverknives.com // adapted from recipe by toneitup.com

Summer Fruit Salad

1 carton strawberries, chopped 1 carton blueberries 2 peaches, chopped OR 1 mango, diced juice of 1 lime 3 tablespoons honey a few sprigs of mint [optional] Mix all ingredients together well in a bowl and refrigerate. Serve cold.

Redneck Caviar

1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup sugar (see notes) 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 pound Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 (15 ounce) can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 (11 ounce) can super sweet corn, drained (see notes) 1 red onion, diced 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper 1 cup chopped cilantro 1 avocado, diced (optional) In a…

Fresh Corn, Tomato, Mozzarella Salad

adapted from recipe by theslowroasteditalian.com 4 ears fresh corn on the cob, cleaned and washed 1 (10.5 ounce) package grape tomatoes, halved 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into bite size pieces 10 basil leaves, chiffonade (roll leaves and slice thinly) ¼ cup fresh lemon juice ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced…