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This Healthy Chicken Curry Salad Sounds SO Yummy!

I’m not one to trade flavor for low-fat, but with this curried chicken salad from Cookin’ Canuck I found at the Make and Takes Spotlight, I don’t think I have to. Can’t wait to give it a go! More Yum… Continue Reading →

Chicken, Black Bean, Radish and Avocado Salad

Swing into salad season with this yummy chicken, black bean, radish and avocado salad from Kalyn’s Kitchen I found over at the M&T Spotlight. Add in some lime and cilantro and it sounds pretty much like a bite of yummy… Continue Reading →

Simple Summer Pasta Salad

Summer is on it’s way. Can you feel it? Even here in Seattle we are seeing some sun. So I say it’s time to plan a backyard party, maybe even potluck style. If that’s the case with you, I’ve got… Continue Reading →

Healthy Potato Salad with Creamy Pesto Dressing

I don’t care much for mayo-based potato salads. While I like a creamy dressing, the mayo feels a bit too heavy to me. So usually I opt for a salad more along the lines of a German potato salad made… Continue Reading →

In Season: Grilled Peach Salad

Peaches are so good right now, I can’t get enough. I eat them morning, noon, and night! I love eating them plain, but I also enjoy creating peach recipes. A few of my favorite peach recipes are Peaches and Cream… Continue Reading →

Spruce Up Your Potluck Fruit Salad

I love fruit.  I love fruit salad.  I LOVE when I go to a potluck or a BBQ and there’s a giant bowl of fruit salad calling to me. But it can get kind of boring, right?  Melon, grapes and… Continue Reading →

Beat the Heat with Antipasto Salad

It’s too hot to turn on the stove or oven.  So we’ve been eating a lot of salad this summer.  This one is one that my husband and oldest daughter really love–Antipasto Salad. We’ve enjoyed antipasto platters at various restaurants…. Continue Reading →

Cold Rice Noodle Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing

Yes….summer is practically here.  I’ve had picnics on my mind.  We had one picnic during Spring Break and it was super fun.  I’m thinking of  fun things we could take along besides the usual peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. This… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Spring Salads

I love to eat a good salad and spring seems to bring on all kinds of fresh yummy recipes. I’ve found 6 delicious looking recipes for salads from the M&T Spotlight that are perfect for a quick lunch or a… Continue Reading →

Roasted Pear and Grape Salad

Fall is in the air and I am very excited for fall foods. Pumpkin, apples, squash, and pears are taking over my kitchen. I picked up a basket of pears at the farmers market to make this Roasted Pear and… Continue Reading →

Mix Up Salad Nicoise

Summer has officially ended, but our garden is still producing.  The tomatoes are ripening like crazy and I bring a big bowl in each afternoon, still warm from the sun.  I can’t think of a better way to use up… Continue Reading →

Quinoa Salad with Spinach, Parsley and Spring Onions

Technically this is a springtime recipe, but I’ve been making it almost weekly since I found the recipe in one of my new cookbooks, Salad as a Meal by Patricia Wells. I’m constantly wanting to try new recipes using quinoa…. Continue Reading →

Spinach Salad with Mango, Avocado, Jicama, and Pepitas

During the spring and summer months I love eating salads. I try to mix up the ingredients so I don’t get bored with the same old salad every day. One of my new favorite salads is spinach salad with mango,… Continue Reading →

Tis’ the Season for Fennel and Orange

It’s citrus season. That means I try to sneak orange, lemon, lime and grapefruit into recipes whenever possible. Know what goes perfectly with orange? Fennel. You may see it labeled as anise in the grocery store. It’s that celery-looking veg… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Thanksgiving is tomorrow! Are you ready? I am sure most of you have your menus finalized by now, but in case you forgot to include a salad, I have an easy and delicious recipe to share. This roasted butternut squash… Continue Reading →

Simple and Delicious Yogurt Fruit Salad

We’re mixing some red, white, and blue into our fruit salad. I’m even serving them with these ribbon wrapped serving spoons to doll up my dish. This would be a great salad for any upcoming party, it’s perfect for summer…. Continue Reading →

Tomato Artichoke Orzo Salad

It is heating up outside and that means we are cooling down our meals. We have been eating a lot of salads lately. Salads are perfect for lunch, dinner, and great side dishes to take to summer parties. This tomato… Continue Reading →

Toasting and Sugaring Almonds

The Holidays tend to come with a lot of family and friendly gatherings. There’s usually potluck dinners with salads, desserts, and homemade rolls. If you’ve been asked to bring the salad, this simple sugary trick for adding a little flare… Continue Reading →

Creating a Good Green Salad

(Mixed greens with strawberries, cashews, feta, and chicken.) I never thought I liked salad because all I ever saw when I was growing up was insipid iceberg lettuce, dry preshredded carrots and gloppy ranch dressing. Now that kind of salad… Continue Reading →

4th of July Jell-O

This year for the 4th of July, I’m in charge of bringing a salad to the family party. I’ve made this fun flag-shaped 4th of July Jell-O before, and it’s always a hit. As I live in the Jell-O Capital… Continue Reading →

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