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Chopped Coleslaw

By admin / August 30, 2017

This chopped coleslaw tastes like KFC coleslaw. It is easy to make and tastes great as a salad or as a topping on a sandwich. Check it out by clicking next below.

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Layered Cobb Salad

By admin / July 11, 2017

Looking for a salad to bring to a BBQ? This salad is perfect! You can start making this salad the day before. Make the vinaigrette and the salad components, like the hard-boiled eggs, bacon, and chicken, the day before and store them in the refrigerator. The salad can be prepped and assembled up to several […]

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Dianne’s Potato Salad

By admin / June 5, 2017

Thank you, Dianne, for sharing this delicious potato salad. This is the potato salad of my youth! I love this recipe which uses simple ingredients and makes a potato salad that will be a crowd pleaser. Ingredients 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 1 celery rib, chopped 2 tbs minced onion 3 tbs […]

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Vegetable Bean Dip

By admin / May 18, 2017

This is a super simple and really healthy dip that can be kept in the refrigerator for those snacking emergencies. It can be served as a dip or sprinkled over your favorite greens to spruce up a salad. You’ll love all the colors and textures this dip has to offer! Get this recipe by clicking […]

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Health Salad

By admin / May 17, 2017

Simple ingredients make this healthy salad particularly good. The nice balance of sugar and vinegar is very refreshing and perfect as summer side or up-front salad. See the recipe by clicking next below.

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Cucumber and Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

By admin / March 28, 2017

Sometimes combining things that you wouldn’t think go together really works well. This is the case with this Cucumber and Strawberry salad. Combining the freshness of cucumber with the tangy sweetness of fresh strawberries and the creamy saltiness of feta is delightful. Topping it with your favorite poppy seed dressing puts this salad over the top. Give […]

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Cranberry Almond Broccoli Salad

By admin / November 29, 2016

There are lots of variations of broccoli salad and most are good. I like this one because it includes sweet, tart, and salty flavors along with a delightful array of textures. If you want to keep it vegetarian, eliminate the bacon. Feel free to add other things that you love – like white raisins, chopped […]

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Mandarin Salad

By admin / September 9, 2016

This is one of my favorite salads! My sister-in-law makes this salad and has brought it to family gatherings. She gave me this recipe and I had to share. As with many of my favorite recipes, this salad has lots of textures – almonds, celery, green onions, iceberg lettuce, and mandarin oranges. The dressing is […]

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Healthy Cauliflower Potato Salad

By admin / July 27, 2016

I saw this video recipe on Youtube and thought “that’s a great idea!” I love potato salad and make it quite frequently in the summer months. I actually try different recipes so as not to get bored with the same one. This healthy cauliflower potato salad recipe, however, is different from anything I’ve ever seen. […]

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Caprese Salad with Balsamic

By admin / July 25, 2016

Creamy mozzarella, savory fresh basil combined with the acidic tomatoes and tangy balsamic make this Caprese Salad with Balsamic the perfect summer salad. The only thing missing is a good crusty bread. In fact, a good Portuguese roll makes the perfect bread for creating a Caprese sandwich. Ingredients 3 medium tomatoes, diced 3 ounces fresh […]

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Strawberry Arugula Salad

By admin / July 21, 2016

This Strawberry Arugula salad is colorful and “refreshing.” The sweetness of the strawberries, the creamy texture of the avocado and the minty flavor of arugula topped with the cilantro honey dressing make it the perfect summer salad. Serve this salad as a stand-alone meal with some grilled chicken or up front before a nice light […]

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Chopped Asian Chicken Salad w/ Ginger-Marmalade Dressing

By admin / April 12, 2016

Chopped Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger-Marmalade Dressing doesn’t really sound any different from other Chopped Asian Chicken Salad recipes, but it tasted different. This recipe is not only super tasty, it is fun to eat because of all the textures and it is healthy! Ingredients For the Ginger Marmalade Dressing: 3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar  3 Tbsp […]

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Spicy Cucumbers and Peanuts

By admin / March 30, 2016

Ingredients 1/3 cup rice vinegar 1 1/2 Tbs. sugar Pinch of sea salt Pinch of freshly ground pepper 1 cucumber, cut into slices about 1/4 inch thick 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced 1 jalapeño chili, thinly sliced Leaves from 1/4 bunch fresh cilantro 2 Tbs. roasted peanuts Directions Combine the vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper […]

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Grandma’s Potato Salad

By admin / March 24, 2016

I love this potato salad recipe. This brings me back to my childhood. I am posting my grandmother’s recipe so that I can share it with all of you and so that I never forget how to make it. Ingredients 1 Tablespoon brown mustard 1 Tablespoon sugar 1 rib chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped Vidalia […]

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Blue Cheese Slaw

By admin / August 10, 2015

Blue Cheese makes everything better.  Blue cheese slaw is a creamy delicious cole slaw with the delightful biting tang of fine blue cheese.  My favorite blue is Maytag – it is creamy and sharp, but use whatever blue makes your taste buds happy. Ingredients 1 lb packaged cole slaw mix (shredded red and green cabbage […]

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Green Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad

By admin / August 10, 2015

Fresh lemon makes this Green Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad a light and refreshing salad or vegetable.  Green beans are everywhere in the markets (or in the garden) and tomatoes are abundant.  Cherry tomatoes are pretty and snappy but they can easily be replaced with chunks of any full sized tomato. Ingredients 2 tablespoons shallot, finely chopped […]

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Deli Potato Salad

By admin / June 2, 2015

I grew up eating Classic Deli Potato Salad.  There are tons of recipes for potato salad, but this recipe for Deli Potato Salad is a very basic potato salad.  There are no predominant flavors, just a simple mayonnaise based potato salad. Obviously, this is a recipe that can be altered to taste.  Sometimes I add a […]

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Tomato, Feta, Cucumber Salad

By admin / May 30, 2015

Tomato, Feta, Cucumber Salad will get you in the mood for everything related to summer.  This recipe is all about “fresh.” Cucumbers are popping up so they will be farm fresh.  The thing that really makes this recipe pop is the fresh mint and lemon zest! Ingredients 2 cups quartered cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup fresh […]

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Chickpea Salad

By admin / May 7, 2015

Originally cultivated in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, have spread their culinary influence to areas all over the world. They are featured prominently in Italian, Greek, Indian, Middle Eastern, Spanish and Portuguese cuisine. They are packed with vitamins and are a great source of protein. Besides being an excellent […]

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Mexican Layered Salad

By admin / May 7, 2015

εε A layered salad is an easy way to turn a salad into a main course.  This Mexican layered salad includes all the flavors of a great Mexican dish – in one bowl.  If you are looking to serve this salad as an entree and would like to include meat, simply add cubed chicken breasts […]

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8 Layer Taco Salad

By admin / April 27, 2015

Tacos are a favorite in a lot of households.  A different twist on Taco Tuesday is this 8 Layer Taco Salad.  Fresh, easy to make, delicious, and Healthy! Feel free to add your favorite ingredients – I love adding chopped cilantro to my 8 Layer Taco Salad!   Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 pound […]

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Roasted Pepper & Feta Salad

By admin / April 16, 2015

Colorful smoky roasted peppers with salty feta, bright lemon zest, and pepper-infused olive oil make this salad delicious. Serve stuffed in a grilled pita for a perfect light lunch or up front before a meal. Ingredients 4 bell peppers – red, yellow, and/or orange 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 small red onion, diced (about 1/2 cup) […]

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Crunchy Thai Salad

By admin / April 15, 2015

I made this crunchy Thai salad on Saturday night and served it along side of Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chicken Breasts. I added some peanuts and bean sprouts to offer even more crunch.  You can add whatever ingredients you love.  Sugar snap peas would have made a nice addition, but I could not find them. The […]

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Coleslaw with Pears Walnuts and Cranberries

By admin / April 8, 2015

Coleslaw is a summertime favorite – great for barbecues and summer picnics. I love a traditional coleslaw, but sometimes I’m in the mood to change things up a bit.  This recipe for coleslaw with pears, walnuts, and cranberries offers a sweet and tangy variety on the traditional coleslaw recipe.  The nuts walnuts, cranberries, pears and cabbage […]

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BBQ Shrimp Salad

By admin / April 6, 2015

Ingredients Creamy Dressing 1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 1/4 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon blackened fish seasoning 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Salad 1/2 cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn (from 12-oz bag) 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted 1 teaspoon blackened fish seasoning 1 1/2 lb uncooked extra-large shrimp, thawed if frozen, peeled, […]

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Apple Cabbage Health Salad

By admin / October 8, 2014

Every deli counter has a cabbage health salad.  Because cabbage health salad has no mayonnaise in it, is a nice healthy twist on cole slaw. The slightly sweet taste comes from both honey and, in this recipe, a nice crisp apple. Give this Apple Cabbage Health Salad recipe a try.  It is very refreshing.   […]

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Bean Salad

By admin / April 24, 2014

Here is a quick, easy, and healthy bean salad that can be served alone or mixed with greens. You can make this bean salad a few days ahead.  It stores well and is perfect for the upcoming summer BBQ, picnic, or light meal.       Ingredients 3/4 cup Pace® Picante Sauce 2 Tbsp chopped […]

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Mediterranean Chicken Salad Cups

By admin / April 23, 2014

This recipe for Mediterranean Chicken Salad Cups is a healthy twist on the everyday chicken salad recipe.  I love hummus and Greek yogurt and this recipe uses both of them in place of calorie laden mayonnaise.  The hummus is creamy and offers great flavor and the yogurt delivers a delightful tang to this Mediterranean Chicken […]

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Bacon Wrapped Scallops with Spicy Cilantro Mayonnaise

By admin / March 18, 2014

Bacon is packed with flavor and is delicious wrapped around large sea scallops. Recipes for Bacon Wrapped Scallops have been around forever, but they never get old. Spicy Cilantro Mayonnaise really adds a delightful kick to the traditional Bacon Wrapped Scallop recipe. The cool mayonnaise, fresh cilantro, and spicy chili paste make the perfect dipping […]

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Green Goddess Salad Dressing

By admin / March 3, 2014

I was recently introduced to this Green Goddess Salad Dressing at a restaurant in the Hideout in Pennsylvania.  I love it!  It tastes like a really flavorful Ranch dressing.  I read that it was a popular salad dressing in the 70’s and 80’s but I guess I wasn’t paying attention then because I never heard […]

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Thai Cabbage Slaw

By admin / September 7, 2013

  Thai Cabbage Slaw is a light and refreshing salad.  If you want to spice it up, add a 1/2 cup of shredded ginger and some red pepper flakes (to taste). Ingredients 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon water 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon […]

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Strawberry Feta Salad

By admin / July 10, 2013

  Strawberries are in the markets and can be used for more than desserts. Give this Strawberry Feta Salad a try. Tender leaf lettuce, tangy feta and sweet strawberries drizzled with strawberry vinaigrette make a delicious summer salad! Ingredients 8 ounces leaf lettuce, torn into bite sized pieces 1-1/2 cups fresh, sliced strawberries 1/2 cup […]

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Brown Rice Salad with Bok Choy

By admin / June 18, 2013

This Brown Rice salad with Bok Choy and Orange Sesame Dressing is a very versatile salad that can be made with or without chicken.  It is full of healthy ingredients and packed with flavor.  This is a fun salad to bring to a party because it is easy to make and can be done ahead […]

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Roasted Beets with Orange Vinaigrette

By admin / May 6, 2013

This recipe for Roasted Beets with Orange Vinaigrette was adapted from a William Sonoma recipe.  Fresh beets are tender, flavorful, and really delicious!  I first tried these roasted beets with orange vinaigrette when my sister-in-law made and brought them to my Easter dinner.  What a treat! Ingredients 6 bunches of fresh beet with green tops […]

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Peggy’s Waldorf Salad

By admin / April 1, 2013

A dear friend brought this delicious Waldorf Salad to our home for Easter dinner.  It is positively delicious!  I can see this served over a bed of lettuce, mixed in yogurt, or eaten from a bowl.  It offers a wonderful combination of flavors and textures.  Definitely a “keeper recipe!” Ingredients 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise plain […]

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Avocado Shrimp Pasta Salad

By admin / March 21, 2013

Ingredients 1 pound uncooked shrimp – peeled, deveined, and chopped  2 tablespoons lime juice  1/2 pound (8 ounce) package uncooked corkscrew pasta  1 avocado – peeled, pitted and diced  1 cup grape tomatoes, quartered  1/2 large red onion, chopped  1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro  3 tablespoons olive oil  2 tablespoons lime juice  1 clove garlic, […]

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Carrot Zucchini Ribbon Salad

By admin / July 18, 2012

Ingredients 3 medium peeled carrots – cut into long ribbons with peeler 1 large zucchini, peeled and cut into long ribbons with peeler 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 tsp. olive oil 1/8 tsp. chili powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped   Directions Whisk together 1 tbsp lime […]

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Tomato Cilantro Salad

By admin / July 18, 2012

Summer ingredients are here.  This is a good salad to serve on the side of any Mexican dish.  It’s flavors are fresh and delicious. Ingredients 2 pints grape tomatoes, halved 2 Tbl. (1 medium) jalapeño pepper, de-seeded & minced 1/4 cup Vidalia onion, minced 4 Tbl. fresh cilantro, rough chopped 1 tsp. lime zest 2-3 […]

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Thai Tomato and Avocado Salad

By admin / June 1, 2012

Here is a recipe for a fresh and delicious summer salad with a Thai twist.  You can make this Thai Tomato and Avocado Salad with or without spice.  I like mine spicy, but simply alter the amount of chiles to make it to taste. Ingredients 4 heirloom tomatoes, diced 1/2 of a cucumber, diced 1 […]

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Mango Cucumber Salad

By admin / June 1, 2012

Ingredients 1 medium mango 1 medium cucumber 1/4 cup rice vinegar 2 Tbsp white sugar 1/8 tsp salt 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes Directions Wash the cucumber well to remove wax or other residues. Peel in strips from end to end leaving some of the skin for a decorative look. Slice the cucumber. Cut the mango into […]

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Traditional Macaroni Salad

By admin / May 30, 2012

Here’s a recipe for traditional macaroni salad.  There are so many wonderful macaroni salad recipes but sometimes I like to make the macaroni salad that was “The” macaroni salad of my childhood. There isn’t anything fancy about this recipe, but it delivers simple, great taste and is perfect served along with a sandwich or a […]

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Greek Chopped Salad

By admin / April 19, 2012

  I love Greek Salad.  This recipe for Greek Chopped Salad puts a bit of a twist on the traditional Greek Salad I grew up loving.  I find this to be a really refreshing summer salad.  Everything in it is bite-size and so each mouthful provides a delightful combination of tastes and textures. Click next […]

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Nam Sod – Thai Spicy Pork Salad

By admin / April 16, 2012

Nam Sod is one of my favorite Thai salads.  The combination of tastes and textures is unbelievable.  If you don’t wish to use pork, feel free to substitute ground turkey or ground chicken.  Fresh ingredients are key to this recipe’s success.         Ingredients: 1 cup FRESH lime juice. (2-3 limes make a […]

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Sesame Shiitake Bok Choy Salad

By admin / March 20, 2012

Bok Choy is healthy and delicious.  This recipe for Sesame Shiitake Bok Choy Salad can be served as a vegetarian entree, a side dish, or even as a warm salad.  Low in calories and fat, high in flavor, this recipe is bound to please. Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 2-pound head […]

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Mexican Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

By admin / January 13, 2012

The creamy avocado dressing makes this salad worth of center stage.  Mexican salads are great.  Feel free to alter ingredients as you wish based on your likes.  I like to put a few tablespoons of spicy salsa on top just before serving.  The spicy salsa offers a wonderful contrast to the creamy avocado dressing. Serve […]

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Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

By admin / November 18, 2011

This is a delicious salad because of the combination of ingredients.  As with all recipes, you can alter the ingredients to your taste.  I made this recipe for dinner last night and was absolutely wowed by it.  It is definitely a keeper!! This dressing is delicious and would be great served with fish, on a […]

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Panera Bread Asian Sesame Chicken Salad

By admin / November 4, 2011

I love the taste of Asian food and I’m always in search of new recipes that include those flavors.  One of my favorite salads is Panera Bread’s Asian Sesame Chicken Salad.  It probably is not the most healthy salad choice, but it is super delicious!  Here is a copycat recipe of Panera Bread Asian Sesame Chicken […]

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Antipasto Salad

By admin / October 7, 2011

Antipasto salad is a wonderful, hearty dish to serve as an appetizer, a lunch, or as a main meal with a cup of soup and a warm crusty bread. When I was growing up my mother often served an antipasto salad when we had a house-full of family and guest as an appetizer.  Putting together […]

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Ramen Salad

By admin / October 2, 2011

This Ramen Salad recipe has been around for some time, but is worth remembering. I like to make it with Oriental Ramen and sesame oil though it is not necessary.  You could eliminate the sesame oil and substitute chicken flavored ramen for the oriental ramen.  Either way, this ramen salad is a great meatless meal […]

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Asian Cole Slaw

By admin / August 8, 2011

Here is a great recipe for an Asian cole slaw salad.  This Asian cole slaw tastes great  and is a wonderful side dish or appetizer for those times when you are serving a stir fry or some other Asian dish.  I’ve brought this as a covered dish to picnics and it is always well received. […]

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Crab and Avocado Salad

By admin / June 29, 2011

This recipe calls for cooked lump crabmeat which can be costly but I actually prefer the imitation crab which makes this recipe far less expensive to make.  Serve the crab and avocado salad over a bed of lettuce, on a nice French bread or croissant try making a panini out of it with your favorite […]

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Asian Cucumber Salad with Shrimp

By admin / June 1, 2011

Cucumbers offer a fresh and delicious flavor and texture and somehow always remind me of summer.  I know that is kind of unusual since cucumbers of one of those things that can be found year round. I love Asian food.  This simple Asian cucumber salad is full of flavor.  The sesame oil, vinegar, sugar and […]

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

By admin / May 9, 2011

It’s just about time for NJ strawberries!  With that in mind, I can hardly wait to experiment with different recipes.  A spinach salad always tastes good to me and makes me feel like I am eating something healthy! This super simple Strawberry Spinach Salad will whet your appetite for more delicious strawberries.  Sometimes I use […]

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Pickled Beets

By admin / April 20, 2011

Pickled beets are an old standard that everyone probably knows how to make.  This is the recipe I use.  Simple, but delicious!  I like to make picked beets a few days before I want to serve them.  This allows time for everything to sink into the beets and onions. Ingredients 2 cup drained, sliced or […]

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Caprese Salad

By admin / April 14, 2011

As soon as the tomatoes in the store show signs of improvement, it is time to make this salad.  After a long winter of hothouse tomatoes, this is a refreshing change.  This salad is best made from garden fresh tomatoes.  There is nothing quite so simple and delicious as this Caprese salad.  Using fresh motzerella […]

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Vegetarian Taco Salad

By admin / March 11, 2011

I’ve served this Vegetarian Taco Salad when entertaining friends for lunch at my home.  This is another one of those easy-to-serve meals that don’t require a great deal of your time when your guests are present.  Prepare this ahead of time, toss everything just prior to serving and bring to the table already plated for […]

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Tomato & Feta Salad

By admin / March 9, 2011

Tomato & Feta salad – what could be easier.  Add a cucumber if you like or cut back on the basil if you just want a hint of flavor.  This is a great summer salad.  The farm stand will have local tomatoes very soon, vidalia onions are in, and fresh basil is available everywhere.  Tomatoes […]

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Wild Rice with Dried Fruit

By admin / March 7, 2011

Wild rice with dried fruit and crunchy almonds makes a tasty and colorful side dish or rice salad.  Pack with flavor and nutrition, this recipe is sure to please. Ingredients 1 can (14 ounce size) chicken broth 2 1/2 cups wild rice 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup red pepper, diced 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1 […]

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Wild Rice & Chickpea Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

Wild rice has a wonderfully nutty flavor and is a great change-of-pace side dish.  I like this recipe for Wild Rice & Chickpea salad because it has wonderful textures and flavors….and it is a healthy recipe made from “real” ingredients. This recipe for Wild Rice & Chickpeas works when I am looking to provide protein […]

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Red Cabbage Slaw

By admin / March 7, 2011

I am always looking for new salad recipes.  I’ve planned a get-together and have asked each guest to bring a salad.  There will be seven to eight of us.  I am looking forward to seeing what people bring.  There are so many different types of salads – pasta salads, rice salads, green salad, broccoli salads, […]

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Orzo Shrimp Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

Ingredients Grilled shrimp (marinate the shrimp in lemon peel, lemon juice, olive oil, crushed garlic, then grill) Cooked orzo pasta Diced and seeded English cucumber Diced red onion Crumbled feta Fresh lemon and lemon peel Mint, parsley, a little oregano   Directions Make a vinaigrette by whisking olive oil, fresh squeezed lemon juice, a little […]

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Green Bean & Feta Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

This green bean and feta salad recipe is quick and easy to make.  I love making green bean salads with farm-fresh green beans.  They are sweet, tender, and delicious.  The combination of green beans, sweet onions and feta is great with the tangy dressing. You can substitute ingredients to suit your tastes.  I often replace […]

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Greek Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

Greek salad with feta and summer tomatoes – fresh, delicious, nutritious.  A Greek salad is made from juicy, summer tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, sliced onion, green peppers, plump kalmata olives, and crumbly feta cheese.  Add a crisp lettuce like romaine or iceberg and a crusty bread  to turn this salad into a main meal.     […]

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Copycat KFC Coleslaw Recipe

By admin / March 7, 2011

Everyone has a favorite coleslaw recipe.  I love the KFC coleslaw and have found a recipe that I can make at home that tastes just like KFC’s coleslaw.  I think the secret is the buttermilk.  It is fast and easy to make and is sure to please any coleslaw lover. This KFC coleslaw recipe indicates […]

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Chopped Rainbow Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

It seems that with each new life stage, comes new challenges.  One of my boys has decided on a new diet that excludes meat and poultry.  For whatever reason, menu planning is proving challenging considering another one of my boys eats virtually no vegetables.  Anyway this recipe for Chopped Rainbow Salad has proven to be […]

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Chopped Layered Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

This chopped layered salad is a wonderful salad to prepare when you are entertaining.  This salad is best when it is prepared ahead of time which leaves you one less thing to worry about when you have guests.  Prepare the chopped layered salad hours before your guests arrive and simply take it out of the […]

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Carrot Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

I really dislike carrots.  I haven’t given up on eating them, however, because I know that they are nutritious. I was at a 4th of July party last Saturday and someone brought this Carrot Salad.  I put it on my plate since I always take and try carrots (because I know they are good for […]

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Broccoli Bacon Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

This broccoli bacon salad recipe is a hearty main meal salad that is sure to please even the men in your household.  This recipe is a twist on a simple broccoli salad, but because it includes romaine lettuce and bacon, it moves from side salad to main entree. I really like a smokey flavored bacon […]

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Bread Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

Bread Salad is a wonderful, rustic salad that is made from whatever you might find at your local farm stand.  I like to make it with local produce and so sometimes the ingredients change.  To make a truly wonderful Bread Salad there are a few musts: you must use very good bread ( I use […]

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BLT Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

Ingredients 10 slices bacon 1/4 cup each light buttermilk salad dressing and fat-free plain yogurt 2 Tbsp water 1 bag (5 oz) baby arugula blend 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion 4 slices whole-grain bread, toasted, cut or torn into bite-size pieces Directions  Cook bacon in a large skillet as […]

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Apple-Pear Salad With Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing

By admin / March 7, 2011

Ingredients 1  (16-oz.) package romaine lettuce, thoroughly washed 1  (6-oz.) block Swiss cheese, shaved 1  cup  roasted, salted cashews 1/2  cup  sweetened dried cranberries 1  large apple, thinly sliced 1  large pear, thinly sliced Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing Directions Toss together first 6 ingredients in a large bowl; serve with Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing.

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3 Bean Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

Ingredients 15 oz can green beans 15 oz can yellow or wax beans 15 oz can kidney beans 1 onion, diced 3/4 cup vinegar 1/4 cup oil 3/4 cup brown sugar pepper to taste Directions Drain and rinse the canned beans. After draining, transfer the beans to a large bowl. Add the diced onions. Meanwhile, […]

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Thai Mango Salad

By admin / March 6, 2011

We are coming into mango season.  Mangos are in the markets now and are very inexpensive.  This Thai Mango Salad recipe is an incredibly flavorful – awaken your taste buds – salad.  In addition, it’s very healthy, plus low in both calories and fat. You can serve it as a side dish or add some […]

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Peanut Ramen Noodle Salad

By admin / March 6, 2011

I love ramen and am always surprised by how many uses there are for ramen noodles. I love this recipe for Peanut Ramen Noodle Salad. The peanut butter gives it such a wonderful flavor and the salad offers such a variety of textures that it is actually fun to eat! INGREDIENTS 2 packages (3 oz […]

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Nappa Cabbage Salad

By admin / March 6, 2011

Ingredients 1 whole nappa cabbage, washed, trimmed, and sliced thinly on the diagonal 1 cup sugar snap peas – cut bite-sized 1 carrot, grated 1/4-1/3 cup toasted pine nuts 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds Dressing: 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 Tbsp. soy sauce 1 Tbsp. […]

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Nam Sad

By admin / March 6, 2011

I love Nam Sad and order it as an appetizer or a salad nearly every time I go out for Thai food.  The citrus-like flavor of slivered ginger along with the flavor of fresh squeezed lime juice and the fresh chopped cilantro makes this dish absolutely delightful.   This recipe for Nam Sad calls for ground […]

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Asian Sesame Chicken Salad

By admin / March 2, 2011

Asian Sesame Chicken Salad is a popular salad served at many restaurants today.  Each restaurant has their own version of this popular salad.  Asian Sesame Chicken Salad is all about the salad dressing.  It will make or break your recipe.  It must be flavorful and deliver the “Asian Sesame” to your recipe. I’ve kept the […]

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