Mediterranean Picnic Salad

MEDITERRANEAN Picnic Salad (Serves 8)

Super simple summer entertaining is what it is all about. This dish, brimming with freshness, is the perfect complement or star of the table itself. Great as a side dish, for a BBQ, or easy to bring to a party! Can be prepared ahead of time or arrange just before serving.

INGREDIENTS: 

Use all or parts of the ingredients listed below to size your salad. Choose what you like to make it your own! These are many of our favorite ingredients. Have fun!

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Andrew is the author of Frommer's global guide to volunteer vacations, "500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference" (Gold Medal Winner from Society of American Travel Writers: Best Guide Book 2010). He spent more than a decade on the editorial team of PASSPORT Magazine. He has volunteered and led teams on service projects around the world, and is honored to be on the boards of directors for the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation (AARBF.org) and Mentor Artists Playwrights Project (mentorartists.org). Mersmann has been a featured speaker, interview guest, or moderator on several travel talks, from the New York Times Travel Show, Smithsonian Associates, and the 92nd Street Y-TriBeCa to Oprah and Friends, Animal House, and The Focus Group on satellite radio as well as on NY1 television. Past participant at the Clinton Global Initiative and judge for Condé Nast World Changers Conference, he blogs about volunteering and service travel at www.ChangeByDoing.com. As part of the evox television team, he is dedicated to audience engagement, so if you're not engaged, he needs to be thumped on the head (gently)...or at least told (nicely). Twitter: /ChangeByDoing

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Strawberry Salad. Mmmmmmm. Even the pickiest eaters will dive in. We're all shedding layers of clothing, shedding bad moods of darker days, and gaining the vitality of the season. Curry Girls Kitchen embraces the moment for this enticing Strawberry Pecan Mixed Greens Salad With Sherry Chive Vinaigrette. The freshest produce from the garden, tangy vinaigrette, sumptuous feta cheese, toasted pecans—it is a recipe for clean plates!

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http://www.currygirlskitchen.com We are passionate whole food crusaders who love seasonal fresh local food, farmers markets, cooking, sharing meals with family and friends, and just hanging out in our kitchen. Curry Girls Kitchen was created for people who will be inspired to prepare our healthy Uncomplicated easy to prepare yummy family recipes. We love to share our family’s experiences in the kitchen with you. We truly believe in our heart that food IS LOVE! What better way to say “I LOVE YOU” than to serve up a delicious meal made with love. The kitchen IS the heart of our homes and all of us Curry Girls wish to share a piece of our home with you! Visit our Website: CurryGirlsKitchen.com ~ Follow us on Instagram @CurryGirlsKitchen and Twitter @TheCurryGirls

Freedom from Food Overconsumption During the Holidays

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[This post was featured last year before Thanksgiving, but since it has so much valuable information about how to stay healthy we thought we'd post it again!]

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Nikki Pava is the author of Green Wisdom: A Guide for Anyone to Start, Engage and Energize a Sustainability Team. She is also the founder of Alegria Partners, a consulting firm that specializes in sustainability engagement initiatives for mission-driven companies.

Prior to her work at Alegria Partners, Nikki founded EcoTuesday, a national networking forum that facilitated vital connections and essential change in the business community. EcoTuesday hosted more than 300 events in 12 cities across the country and brought together hundreds of sustainability professionals, making a positive impact in each city.

Nikki holds an MBA in sustainable management from Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco. She lives in an eco-community in Costa Rica and is currently writing a book about teams in businesses that focus on reaching their company’s climate change goals.

Healthy Recipe for Acorn Squash Soup

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evōx Executive Chef Barbara Wilder Pearlman believes in sharing her passion and connecting with people through food. After 15 years as a hair and makeup artist in the entertainment industry, she followed that passion and attended the Cordon Bleu culinary school, graduating at the top of her class. Following graduation, she worked in a Michelin-starred restaurant and a Malibu treatment center, and then started her own catering company. Later, she joined the Whole Foods team, researching and developing recipes, launching healthy eating venues and catering events. Culturally eclectic cuisine is Barbara’s style, and she loves to use a diverse combination of flavor profiles. With experience in many techniques and an affinity for a variety of ingredients from around the world, Barbara’s creations range from vegan, vegetarian and other special diets to handcrafted charcuterie, cheese and preserves. Whether it’s staying true to the cultural integrity of a dish or mixing it up with fusion, she appreciates food that inspires creativity.

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