This book includes 150 recipes for creating delicious salads and dressings using organic, locally grown ingredients. Recipes include Apple and Roasted Beet Salad with Fruit, Nuts, Gorgonzola, and Watercress; Green Apple Sassy Slaw with Crisp Apple Maple Dressing; Pear and Grape Salad with Big Woods Blue Cheese and Concord Grapes; Pecan-Crusted Goat Cheese and Micro Greens with Crisp Apple Maple-Brushed Crostini; Chilled Moroccan Couscous Salad; Curry Chicken and Apricot Salad; Harvest Moon Salad; and many more. Sixty color photos and colorful illustrations from the author accompany the recipes. Sidebars and tips for green ways to prepare salads are included.
Pam Powell is the founder and creator of Salad Girl Organic Salad Dressing Company, with products that can be found nationwide in co-ops, Whole Foods markets, and other supermarkets. Pam shares recipes for her organic salads regularly on her Salad Girl blog. She lives in Minnesota.www.saladgirldressings.com Paul Markert specializes in people photography, corporate portraits, lifestyle photography, commercial photography, but his forte is shooting people with food. Born in California and raised in Minnesota, Paul set up his first darkroom when he was ten and decided to pursue a career as a professional photographer at age eighteen. Paul lives with his wife and children near the chain of lakes in Minneapolis, where they enjoy spending time together outdoors. He loves to fly-fish, bike, and snowboard.