Salads

Greens with Bow Tie Pasta and Red Wine Vinaigrette…your new favorite salad!

Greens with Bow Tie Pasta and Red Wine Vinaigrette…your new favorite salad!

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Posted: April 7, 2011

Every time I make this salad for friends or a party it gets rave reviews.  The flavors and different textures in this salad will keep you coming back for more.  My friend, Sharon P., gave […]

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Greens with Balsamic Maple Vinaigrette…this salad will make you famous!

Greens with Balsamic Maple Vinaigrette…this salad will make you famous!

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Posted: April 7, 2011

Everyone loves this salad.  Full of little unexpected green things like tender sweet peas!  Then there’s my husband.  He always surprises me with food.  Tonight, he brought his salad plate back and it was full […]

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Chinese Chicken Salad with Soy & Peanut Dressing

Chinese Chicken Salad with Soy & Peanut Dressing

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Posted: October 15, 2010

I have been looking for a great Chinese chicken salad recipe for a long time now.  The problem that I have always encountered is that the dressing never lives up to my expectations. The dressings […]

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Chopped Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons and Grilled Lemon and Basil Shrimp

Chopped Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons and Grilled Lemon and Basil Shrimp

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Posted: October 4, 2010

I really enjoy a good Caesar salad, especially when there is shrimp involved. This is a great little Caesar dressing recipe.  I love how it doesn’t use a raw egg.  I’m always just a little […]

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Golden Beet, Avocado and Walnut Salad

Golden Beet, Avocado and Walnut Salad

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Posted: September 29, 2010

In my little humble opinion, I would say that this salad has it all.  Sweet golden beets, creamy avocado, tart goat cheese, tender baby greens, crunchy and sweet walnuts, all topped with a deliciously sweet and […]

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Orzo Pasta Salad as a Main Course

Orzo Pasta Salad as a Main Course

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Posted: July 26, 2010

  Fox 40 News Orzo Pasta Salad I was on a local news channel today, I think that if you click on the above link it will link you to my segment.  I have trouble […]

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Clean Eating Egg Salad

Clean Eating Egg Salad

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Posted: July 22, 2010

What a brilliant idea.  Whisking cottage cheese to be a “faux” mayonnaise base for egg salad.  Heck, you could use this base for chicken salad, potato salad, and tuna salad.  We shall never feel guilty […]

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Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

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Posted: July 12, 2010

The textures in this delightful summer salad range from crunchy to creamy.  Then you have all that flavor going on.  The sweet corn and grape tomatoes and the bright refreshing flavor of the cilantro and […]

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Potato and Corn Salad with Bacon, Blue Cheese and Sherry Vinaigrette

Potato and Corn Salad with Bacon, Blue Cheese and Sherry Vinaigrette

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Posted: July 1, 2010

  This is such a delicious side dish, especially for the fourth of July.  This gourmet style potato salad will be the star of the BBQ.  So steer clear of the ubiquitous mayo laden potato […]

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Spicy  Cucumber Salad with Peanuts

Spicy Cucumber Salad with Peanuts

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Posted: June 4, 2010

This delightful recipe is just about as cool as the cucumber itself. The crisp crunch of the garden fresh cucumbers, the slightly sweet and spicy sauce and just the right peanutty taste with the crushed peanuts […]

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