Warm Beet Salad with Pistachios and Gorgonzola

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If you have rubber gloves, I would definitely recommend wearing them to peel your beets, unless you enjoy explaining your pink fingers to everyone you encounter for the next 24 hours. Also, if you have access to baby beet greens, by all means substitute them for the spinach in this salad.

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Wheat Berry Salad with Spinach, Orange & Almonds

Wheat Berry Salad with Spinach, Orange and AlmondsThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

This wheat berry salad balances the chewy texture of soft wheat berries with a bit of piquant feta cheese, healthy almonds, a very light citrus vinaigrette, and a ton of veggies. Tip: This is a great dish to make in advance. Just leave the spinach out until you’re ready to serve.

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Athenian Couscous Salad

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Make this salad as part of a meal prep day to give it time to marinate in the fridge before serving. Top it with whatever protein is easy to round it out as a meal. Leftover chicken, a boiled egg, or some canned low-sodium beans are great choices to turn it into a real meal. […]

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Greek Pasta Salad

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If you can cook pasta, you can make this delicious salad!  To turn it into a complete meal, add a can of rinsed and drained chickpeas or beans. Perfect to send along for a packed lunch!

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