Category Archives: Salads

Grilled Ahi Tuna Salad with Easy Low Fat Dressing

Ahi tuna is one of my favorites – hot, cold, as poke.  Here is a great way to use it as a main dish salad.  I took it for lunch at my desk and totally enjoyed it!

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Summer Eats That Are BBQ Musts

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  There’s nothing better than eating outdoors in the open air.  Summer is al fresco.  Enjoying seasonal foods, fine wines and cool, homemade drinks is the spirit of the summer … Continue reading

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Summer Fresh Pasta Salad

Summer just calls out for pasta salad.  My mom made the version with the little ditalini pasta and lots of mayonnaise, eggs, and cheddar cheese!  And I love pasta salads – of any kind, but I was looking for something … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Arugula Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Summertime and zucchini just seem to go together – like peaches and cream!  And it’s so versatile – there’s zoodles and stuffed zucchini – grilled with garlic and steamed with tomatoes – and then there is the delicate flavor of … Continue reading

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Caprese Skewers with Lavender Balsamic Reduction

Caprese salad is a simple salad made of sliced, fresh mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, basil, salt and olive oil.  It is supposed to resemble the Italian flag!  Well here is a great picnic version of a classic salad!

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Southwestern Pasta Salad with Chipotle Dressing

Summer just seems to ask for Southwestern foods.  That slightly spicy flavor that blends with all those fresh vegetables.  I know it’s not summer yet, but we’ve had some hot days here in Oregon that have made me get excited … Continue reading

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Hearts of Palm, Avocado, Kumquat and Fennel Salad

This salad is low on fat but high on flavor.  It combines the tender and subtle flavors of the hearts of palm with the tartness of the kumquats.  It’s all brought together with the rich and nutty flavor of the … Continue reading

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Fresh Citrus Salad

I love citrus.  This salad combines three delicious citrus fruits with a touch of dressing and a dash of sweet raspberries.  A refreshing addition to any meal!

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Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons

A Caesar salad goes great with a good steak – or chicken, pork chops – even all by itself if you’re only a little bit hungry! The Caesar salad has been around for a while.  It is believed to have been … Continue reading

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Cabbage Salad w/ Chipotle-Lime Vinaigrette

Looking for something with a little South Western flair to go with those tacos?  Cabbage and Onions make a fantastic South Western style salad!

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