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July 26, 2008

National Salad Week

By Aaron

SaladNational Salad Week officially began yesterday. If you are a regular reader here you know that salads are at the core of the Primal Blueprint diet. So to celebrate this momentous occasion we encourage you to whip up some fancy salad creations today, this week and the rest of your life for health and well-being!

Here is a round-up of some of our reader-favorite salad-related posts. Enjoy!

10 Delicious DIY Salad Dressings

2 Minute Salad

Choose Your Own Salad Adventure

Fennel and Avocado: A Match Made in Heaven

The Daily Salad Finally Comes Out to Play

Why I’m Never Eating Another Salad

Top 10 Summer Vegetables

Plants Preserve Muscle Mass

Smart Fuel: Dark, Leafy Greens

Smart Fuel: Walnut Oil

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9 years 1 month ago

I have to admit…I hate salads. I’ll sit down and eat half of a cucumber and a cup of cherry tomatoes. I’ll eat a handful of baby cut carrots and kohlrabi like an apple.

I’ll eat a pound of asparagus. (sorry, this is prompted by your link (even though the title was sarcastic) at the bottom of the post.

I love vegetables…I hate salad. Sorry.

9 years 1 month ago

Hate Salads!!!?

Well, don’t be sorry. You don’t have to apologize. But I do feel sorry FOR you.

9 years 1 month ago

Hey like I need an excuse. WTH, Natl salad week??

9 years 1 month ago
Well, I actually have problems with salads as well. I tend to have an allergic reaction in my throat whenever I consume uncooked fruits or vegetables. Now, as this is easily remedied by cooking, I think there must be some sort of protein that is denatured in the heat (and a super-cursory online exam confirms this) but that still doesn’t help me if I’m trying to eat a salad comprised of raw veggies. Any thoughts on what sort of things I can do to blunt or remove this effect? I’ve tried organic v. supermarket, and while it helps some (placebo?)… Read more »