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This Friday’s Featured recipe includes four delicious and healthy salad recipes for your everyday lunch. (Please note none of these recipes belong to LTC TREE)


Brussel Sprout Salad (Full Recipe)

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pure honey
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. Brussels sprouts, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • large Gala apple, cut into matchsticks
  • small shallot, chopped
  • 1/4 c. toasted hazelnuts
  • 1 oz. Pecorino cheese, shaved

Superfood Salad (Full Recipe)


  •  1/2 cup dry quinoa, cooked according to package directions
  •  1/2 cup frozen edamame, cooked according to package directions
  •  1/2 bunch curly kale (about 4 to 5 cups), chopped or torn into bite-sized pieces with thick ribs removed
  •  1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  •  1/2 cup red grapes, halved
  •  1/2 cup dried cherries, chopped if necessary (dried cranberries may be substituted)
  •  1/3 cup feta, goat, or parmesan cheese, crumbled or shredded
  •  1/4 cup sunflower seeds (I used unsalted)
  •  1/4 cup walnuts, chopped (I used unsalted)
  •  1/4 cup orange juice
  •  2 tablespoons olive oil
  •  1 garlic clove, finely minced or pressed
  •  1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  •  1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  •  1/4 teaspoon pepper, or to taste
  •  1 heaping tablespoon Greek yogurt (I used 0% fat, sour cream may be substituted)

Green Carrot Salad ( Full Recipe)

  • 1 lb. small, thin carrots, trimmed and halved lengthwise, if large
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 c. créme fraîche or sour cream
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh tarragon, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tbsp. whole milk
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • small heads gem lettuce, leaves separated and torn

Bean Salad ( Full Recipe)

  • (15-ounce) can rinsed white beans
  • 1/4 c. fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • Peppadew peppers, chopped
  • scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • Kosher salt and black pepper

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