cilantro-lime chickpeas — fresh, bright, great for lunch on the go and easy dinners #vegan

Chickpeas with Cilantro-Lime Dressing - alexandra's kitchen

fennel and cara cara orange salad — love this winter salad

Baked Semolina Gnocchi (Gnocchi Alla Romano) - alexandra's kitchen

White bean salsa with oranges, jalapeno, cilantro and red onion

White Bean and Orange Salsa - alexandra's kitchen

Freekeh salad with roasted cabbage and kale

Freekeh Salad with Roasted Kale & Cabbage - alexandra's kitchen

"magic" peppers salad with pine nuts, capers, and olive oil-fried bread

"Magic" Peppers Salad with Pine Nuts & Capers - alexandra's kitchen

warm spinach salad with bacon and breadcrumbs

Alice Waters' Warm Spinach Salad - alexandra's kitchen

Kale caesar with Four-Minute Egg Dressing, Parmesan and Toasted Breadcrumbs

4-Minute Egg Ceasar Dressing - alexandra's kitchen

bok choy salad with sesame-almond crunch - make it Alkaline friendly by replacing or removing the sugar altogether!

Bok Choy Salad with Sesame-Almond Crunch - alexandra's kitchen

greens with creme fraiche dressing

CSA Week 2: Simple Creme Fraiche Dressing, Turnip Burgers,and Bok Choy — Help? - alexandra's kitchen

potatoes with green harissa - a vegan, gluten-, dairy- and nut-free recipe capable of basking on a sun-strewn buffet table for hours.

New Potatoes with Green Harissa - alexandra's kitchen

Shaved Asparagus & Arugula Salad

Canal House Shaved Asparagus & Arugula Salad | Roxbury Farm CSA - alexandra's kitchen

Shaved Asparagus and Arugula Salad with Pecorino

Why You Should be Putting Water in Your Salad Dressing

Watermelon Radish, Orange & Goat Cheese Salad #recipe #healthy

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The Crispiest Oven Fries — we are addicted to this recipe, another gem from Cook's Illustrated

The Crispiest Oven Fries

Marinated Pepper Salad with Basil, Capers & Pecorino recipe: A variety of textures and flavors. #food52

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swiss chard salad with lemon, breadcrumbs and parmesan

Swiss Chard Salad with Lemon, Parmesan & Breadcrumbs |

grilled poblano, corn and red onion salad — delicious with a sprinkling of cotija cheese

Tacos with Grilled Poblano & Corn Salad |

how to please everyone at the bbq this summer: broccoli, cauliflower & pepita salad — raw, vegan, gluten- and nut-free, also delicious

Cauliflower, Broccoli & Pepita Salad |

roasted asparagus

Broiled Lamb Chops with Nigella’s Mint Sauce |

Asparagus and endive salad - this salad was the perfect taste of spring. Simple yet so much flavor. And it gave me the opportunity to use some of the wonderful olive oil I bought during our resent trip to Eatily Chicago!

Recipe: Asparagus and Endive Salad

Spring Wheat Berry Salad - 1. 1 cup grain cooked with heavily salted water + 1/3 cup of olive oil + minced onion w/ vinegar & pepper + crunch (walnut, almonds, pecans, etc.) + something sweet (dried fruit) + something hot (chili pepper, hot sauce, etc.) + something fresh (radish, asparagus, spinach, brussel sprouts, etc.) + salt/pepper/vinegar adjustments = DELECTABLE Grain salad

Spring Wheat Berry Salad |

Have to continue finding roasted vegetable recipes during the never-ending winter so as not to kill myself. Bon Appetit's roasted parsnips with chili-maple butter do the trick.

Roasted Parsnips with Chili-Maple Butter

roasted vegetables with tahini sauce and za'atar by alexandracooks, via Flickr (choose some low carb veg - perfect!)

Roasted Vegetables with Tahini, Lemon & Za'atar |

toasted orzo with preserved lemon, pine nuts, and currants

What To Do with Those Preserved Lemons? |

Cooking Light's "veggie fries"

Getting the Most From Your CSA + Two Favorite Potato Recipes |