Summer Corn Salad & Salsa

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Every summer on my Summer Checklist, I try and come up with a few new go-to recipes that I can bring into my rotation to make my life easier as time goes on. I like these recipes to be easy, quick, and healthy – and this summer corn salad/salsa is exactly that!

My mom always makes this salad and eats it right out of the bowl She’s a vegetarian, and the dish has a decent amount of protein, which is always a concern for her. Mike and I use this as a salsa, and actually brought it along to a neighborhood dinner as an appetizer recently, to great feedback!

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Read more for the recipe for this fresh-tasting, filling, summery deliciousness!

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Quinoa Pizza Bites

More from the gluten free files… these DELICIOUS quinoa pizza bites I tried out last week! Based on this yummy recipe from Wonky Wonderful that I found on (where else?) Pinterest.

With marathon training in full force, and having a sensitive stomach, there’s this awkward period between when Mike gets home from work, when we go running, and when we actually eat dinner that we are typically starving – because it’s dinner time for normal people. To adapt, I’ve been trying to find healthier (but hearty) snacks to tide us over until our real meal. When I spotted this recipe, it seemed like a great way to boost our protein and carb intake while not spoiling our appetites or upsetting our stomachs.

Check out the recipe below.

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