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by Sarah Steimer

Spicy broccoli and watercress soup with quinoa

When I first tried this soup — made almost exactly as the recipe directed — I thought it had great flavor. But it was totally lacking in texture (and I’m a big food texture person). I mean really, it had the texture of tap water. I remembered I made a few cups of quinoa on a whim, so I grabbed it from the fridge and tossed it into the soup. It was game-changer. Something that simple made me appreciate the soup’s big flavors so much more, rather than letting them get lost in a sad pool.

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by Sarah Steimer

Chicken salad with green tahini sauce and chickpeas

I made the tahini sauce before I ever considered using it on a chicken salad. I was spattering it occasionally on greens and roasted vegetables before I noticed the jar of sauce sitting next to a container of poached chicken. The best combinations are sometimes right in front of your face. (P.S. – Make this salad the night before and take it to work the next day. It’s best after sitting overnight.)

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by Sarah Steimer

Grapefruit, avocado and chicken over greens

I made this salad right after my yoga class this past Sunday — so basically I felt like the world’s healthiest human ever. The fatty avocado and protein-rich chicken help pull the bitter greens and sour grapefruit back a few notches, right into the Perfection Zone.

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