salad

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 Fun In The Kitchen Below: Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie-Kid Friendly! Slow Cooker Roasted Vegetable […]

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 heaven! More salad inspiration found here: Cold rice noodle salad with creamy tahini dressing Healthy […]

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 a super simple summer pasta salad perfect for a crowd. All it takes is a little […]

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 with an herb vinaigrette. Think of this as a healthified potato salad–but one that doesn’t […]

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 Stuffed French Toast, Blueberry Peach Crumble, and Peach Salsa. My new favorite peach recipe is […]

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 strawberries.  Maybe some chunks of pineapple.  Let me help you be the Queen of the […]

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.  Every corner pizza parlor or deli in our neighborhood in New York had their own version of […]

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 cold salad would be the perfect addition to any picnic or BBQ.  It’s flavorful and […]

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 yummy dinner. You’re welcome! **Next Week: I’ll be featuring your Yarn Crafts, so share all […]

Roasted Pear and Grape Salad

by Two Peas on September 28, 2011

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 Grape Salad. It is one of my favorite fall salads. This salad is easy to […]

Mix Up Salad Nicoise

by Lindsey on September 21, 2011

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 the last few bits of summer’s bounty than in a classic Salad Nicoise. Good salads […]

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. It’s such a healthy thing to eat. It’s not an actual grain, but a pseudo-cereal. […]

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, avocado, jicama, and pepitas. This salad is very refreshing and fun for spring and summer. […]

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 with verdant fronds reminiscent of dill. Now if you don’t like anise or black licorice, […]

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 salad is one of my favorite Thanksgiving side dishes. I make it every year and […]

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. Supplies for Yogurt Fruit Salad: red fruit – raspberries, strawberries blue fruit – blue berries […]

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 artichoke orzo salad is easy, light, and full of flavor. Orzo is an Italian pasta […]

Toasting and Sugaring Almonds

by Marie on December 23, 2009

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 to your almonds in your salad will have them using the tongs for more! Supplies […]

Creating a Good Green Salad

by Lindsey on September 30, 2009

(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 has its place, just not in my kitchen.  Salad can be much more adventurous and […]

4th of July Jell-O

by Marie on July 2, 2008

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 of the World, this side dish is perfect for the family party! Supplies for Jell-O […]

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