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Chia Seed and Cucumber Salad Recipe

chia seed and cucumber saladOne day I was staring at a package of chia seeds trying to think of something to do with them beyond the ubiquitous chia pudding. I wondered what would happen if I added them to my mother’s cucumber salad recipe. I also traded out her garden cucumbers for Read more

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Tomato Mozzarella Salad For Two

tomato mozzarella saladThis Tomato Mozzarella Salad recipe comes to us from Christina Barrueta, freelance food & beverage writer and creator of WriteOnRubee.com who recently served this salad recipe on a romantic picnic for two. She recommends using a variety of vibrantly colored, vine ripened tomatoes, a great mozzarella and garden-fresh herbs to really make the flavors sing. Pair it with a well-chilled rosé and prepare for the perfect taste of summer. Read more

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Bean & Barley Salad–a spicy, sexy spin on beans and rice

bean and barley salad

Beans and barley are both ingredients that will supercharge your body. You’d typically find them combine in soup but since we’re fans of texture, we’ve put them in a completely different context. This is sort of our version of beans and rice meets a spicy cabbage and cilantro salad. The result offers the creamy softness of cooked beans with the crunch of cabbage, the spice of Serrano and the tang of Balsamic all in one simple dish.  Read more

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Shiitake-Noodle Salad with Nuoc Cham and Herbs

Shiitake Noodle Salad | Eat Something SexyThis recipe comes to us from Becky Selengut, from her latest cookbook, Shroom: Mind-Bendingly Good Recipes for Cultivated and Wild Mushrooms. Here she shares her passion for mushroom, the aphrodisiac ingredient with one of the best folkloric histories. Inspired by Vietnamese noodle salad, the recipe combines the earthy flavor of shiitake mushrooms with the bite of chiles and a garnish of aphrodisiac herbs. Read more

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Grilled and Raw Corn Salad with Wild Arugula and Finger Lime

Corn Salad with Finger Lime and Wild Arugula | Eat Something SexyThis is a salad for the sensualist. It is layered with textures from the softness and char of grilled corn to the sweet crunch of the raw, the slippery leaves of wild arugula and, best of all, the burst of tiny finger lime pearls. (Finger lime is a type of citrus native to Australia. It’s named after its shape, which resembles a small, slender finger.) This bright and zesty corn salad is also layered with aphrodisiac ingredients and offers a sweet farewell to summer produce. Read more