Spontaneous Me…….(and spontaneous Summer Salads)

 

Arugula, Apricot and Walnut Salad  (click on photo below for recipe)

"Spontaneous me, Nature, The loving day, the mounting sun, ……..The hillside whiten'd with blossoms of the mountain ash, The same late in autumn, the hues of red, yellow, drab, purple, and light and dark green……."

–Walt Whitman (from the poem "Spontaneous Me")

 

….just a spontaneous post after thinking about one of my favorite Whitman poems, and just celebrating summer, celebrating farmer's markets, celebrating health and wellness, and celebrating the colors and spontaneity of meal creation in summer salads

The only comment I will make is to avoid toxic oils ESPECIALLY AVOID CANOLA OIL, my evaluation of all oils here,

…..also you can make a quick salad dressing by using half Olive Oil and half Apple Cider Vinegar

 

Orza Salad with Lemon Mint Dressing (click photo below for recipe)

Chopped Kale Salad with Creamy Almond Ginger Dressing (click photo below for recipe)

Spinach and Smoked Salmon Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing (click photo below for recipe)

 

"The walnut-trunk, the walnut-husks, and the ripening or ripen'd long-round walnuts, The continence of vegetables, birds, animals….."

–Walt Whitman (From the poem, "Spontaneous Me")

 

Creamy Cucumber Grilled Potato Salad (click Below for Recipe)

Crudites a la Mexicane (click on photo below for recipe)

 

"The smell of apples, aromas from crush'd sage-plant, mint, birch-bark……"

–Walt Whitman (from the poem "Spontaneous Me")

 

Avocado and Tangerine Salad with Jalapeno Vinegarette (click photo below for recipe)

Orange-Fennel Salad (click photo below for recipe)

Gorgonzola, Argula, Peach Salad With Summer Peach Vinegarette (click photo below for recipe)

 

"The real poems, what we call poems being merely pictures…."

–Walt Whitman (from the poem  "Spontaneous Me")

 

Oaxacan Vegetable Salad (click photo below for recipe)

Strawberry Cucumber Salad (click photo below for recipe)

Mango Slaw Salad with creamy Coconut Lime Dressing (click photo below for recipe)

The Ojai Spa Salad (click photo below for recipe)

 

"And this bunch pluck'd at random from myself, It has done its work, I toss it carelessly to fall where it may."

–Walt Whitman (from the poem "Spontaneous Me")

 

~stay healthy~

 

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