September 17, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Cold Quinoa and Tuna Salad: Hot Weather, Cold Salad

I can’t remember having weather this crazy since I moved to Southern California in 1977.   There has been a hurricane off the coast of Mexico to the south,  and the weather here in San Diego has been very, very … Continue reading

September 12, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Tuna Salad with Lentils: Theme and Variations

Isn’t this a pretty salad?  Just looking at the photo makes me want to make and eat it all over again.   Our fresh avocados are especially buttery this time of year because they are high in oil content late … Continue reading

August 30, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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California Fig and Pistachio Couscous with Fresh Basil

Here is a salad that can be served warm or cold.  Beginning with Israeli couscous, it’s  savory and sweet at the same time, matching   green onions and fresh basil  with cinnamon, allspice and sweet figs.  Add some crunchy pistachios … Continue reading

August 18, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado’s Corn Salad with Lime, Cilantro and Cotija Cheese

Ever since I first tried Mexican-style grilled corn, I have been planning to make a salad that would bring the flavors of the fresh corn, lime, cheese and sweet chili flavors.   Yesterday I made this corn salad for a … Continue reading

August 8, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Pomegranate Balsamic Shrimp Salad with California Avocado

  A big box arrived today from Organic Girl® Good Clean Greens!  Inside?  Two chilled containers of Five Happiness Tasty Salad!  I couldn’t be more excited to try a new salad mix, because this one includes baby bok choy leaves, … Continue reading

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