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Secrets from a Salad Expert: Jennifer Chandler, author of Simply Salads (Rutledge Hill Press) and a well-known A...

Secrets from a Salad Expert: Jennifer Chandler, author of Simply Salads (Rutledge Hill Press) and a well-known A...

Jennifer Chandler, author of Simply Salads (Rutledge Hill Press) and a well-known American chef, says “Anyone can create a gourmet salad by simply picking up an assortment of salad greens and adding your favourite ingredients.” I thought I’d toss you a handful of her refreshing ideas: Think Seasonal “I am a big proponent of using seasonal, local ingredients when possible,” says Jennifer. “Not only is it better for the environment, but local food is fresher and just tastes better than food shipped long distances. In the spring and summer fresh berries are often tossed in my salads, but in autumn and winter, sweet citrus fruits, grapes and tart apples take their place. Roasted root vegetables (carrots, potatoes, and sweet potatoes) tossed with fresh baby spinach make a delicious and hearty vegetarian dish. Sautéed wild mushrooms tossed with smoky pancetta and toasted pine nu...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/secrets-from-a-salad-exp...

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