The Connor Wellness Clinic Blog: Salad Recipes

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...

Beet Salad with Miso and Black Sesame

Benefits of Miso Miso, a staple of Japanese cuisine, is yet another probiotic powerhouse. It is made from soybeans, water, and koji (cooked grains or soybeans inoculated with a mold, Aspergillus oryzae, which begins the fermentation process). As the koji enzymes break...

Wilted Chard Salad with Roasted Beets & Carrots

This roasted root vegetable salad features carrots, beets, garlicky wilted chard, toasted hazel nuts, roasted cranberries, and an orange-Dijon mustard vinaigrette.   Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 70 minutes Ingredients: 12 baby carrots with tops 10 small beets...

Warm Potato Salad Primavera

Learn how to make this delicious Warm Potato Salad Primavera.  Adding arugula and spinach to the pesto is a great way to increase the servings of vegetables! Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: PESTO 1 1/2 cups packed baby arugula 3/4 cup packed...

Southwestern Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing

Learn how to make this delicious Southwestern Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing. If you are avoiding nightshade vegetables, just leave out the tomatoes. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: SALAD: 1 head romaine lettuce,...

Quinoa Spinach Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Take a bite into this refreshing, quinoa and spinach salad bursting with plenty of colorful veggies and a zesty lemon vinaigrette dressing! Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 c uncooked quinoa 2 c spinach, finely...

Massaged Kale Salad

Put a little elbow grease into this recipe! Massaging your kale with an acid like lemon juice makes the raw leaves tender and delicious, plus easier to digest. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: -- Ingredients: 1 large bunch kale (use lacinto or...

Fermented Vegetables

Yes you can make your own fermented vegetables at home! It only takes a few basic instruments and ingredients. Basically, most lacto-fermented foods are nothing more than whole, chopped, sliced or grated vegetables placed in a brine of salt and...

Ginger Tahini Dressing

This recipe is light, creamy, and so incredibly simple. It's great on a veggie salad as well as on cooked veggies. Try it and explore it's versatility while experiencing the flavors & health benefits of the ingredients! Prep Time: Cook Time:...

Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a traditional Middle Eastern salad packed with a variety of delicious veggies and fresh herbs. Top with a light dressing of lemon juice, herbs, and olive oil, to really bring out all the amazing flavor combinations this salad has!...

Cranberry Vinaigrette

Use a bit of your homemade cranberry sauce in this flavorful dressing on your holiday table this season! Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: none Ingredients: 1/2 cup organic extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh cranberry raspberry sauce, such as our Spiced Cranberry...

Balsamic Dressing

This basic salad dressing is an excellent base for a variety of flavors.  Master this vinaigrette and you never need sugar laden, unhealthy store bought dressings again! Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: -- Ingredients: 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar...