Have a Fresh Start to the Year by Making These Fresh Salad and Pizza Recipes

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The start of a new year is the perfect time to freshen things up, including your menu! Here are two recipes – one for a delicious and healthy salad and one for an irresistible pizza. These are sure to please your customers and have them coming back for more.

Recipe #1: Arugula Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette


– 1/2-pound arugula leaves, washed and dried

– 1/4 cup olive oil

– 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

– 1 garlic clove, minced

– Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

– 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

– 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine the arugula, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  2. Toss until the leaves are evenly coated with the vinaigrette.
  3. Add the Parmesan cheese and pine nuts (if desired) and toss again.
  4. Serve immediately.

Serving suggestion: This salad goes great with grilled chicken or fish!

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Recipe #2: Winter Squash Pizza with Goat Cheese and Arugula


– 1 pre-made pizza crust

– 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

– 2 cups peeled and cubed butternut squash

– 1 garlic clove, minced

– Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

– 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese

– 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves

– 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

– 2 cups baby arugula leaves, washed and dried


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Brush the pizza crust with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  3. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, cook the squash in the remaining olive oil until tender, about 10 minutes. Add garlic, salt, and pepper; cook for an additional minute.
  4. Spread the cooked squash over the prepared pizza crust. Sprinkle with goat cheese, parsley, and red pepper flakes (if desired).
  5. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven; until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  6. Remove from the oven; top with arugula leaves before serving.”

Baking suggestion: Try using a pizza stone. A pizza stone is a flat, round piece of stone or ceramic that you preheat in the oven and then use to cook your pizza. It gives the pizza a crispy, evenly cooked crust.

New Pizza & Salad Recipes

So, there you have it! Two new additions to your menu that are sure to be a hit with your customers and give your menu a fresh start for the new year! If you are looking for even more unique recipes, visit our site today!

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