Arugula Salad with Carrots, Grapefruit, and Almonds #ad | Uproot from Oregon

Arugula Salad with Pink Grapefruit and Almonds

I couldn’t help but pick up another bag of arugula this week among the spinach, kale, and collard greens that I keep in rotation. The spicy, skinny leaves are perfect as a springy salad base for the sweet and tart flavors of this Arugula Salad with Pink Grapefruit and Almonds. Spring is the time we all… 

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Healthy Travel Snack Ideas - Uproot from Oregon #ad

Healthy Travel Snacks

Traveling is a blast, but it can be hard to eat inexpensively and healthy. With my recent weekend trips, I quickly got  past the joys of buying all my meals (and coffees) out each day after my first weekend trip. As I prepared for my longer flights, I tried to think through what sounded good to snack… 

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Mighty Mango Acai Bowl - a delicious, thick fruit smoothie with lots of antioxidant power - Uproot from Oregon

Mighty Mango Acai Bowl

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Simple Cumin Roasted Almonds | Uproot from Oregon

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