Category Archives: Salads

Curried Smoked Turkey Salad in Avocado

My husband smoked a turkey a few days ago. We have so much I’m not sure what to do with it all! We put some in the freezer and I made this delicious salad for my lunch. It was so … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Salad

This hot weather we’ve been having calls for cold meals! But when I get home from work I want something that is also filling and satisfying. This salad fits the bill! You can make the chicken ahead and just store … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Spinach Farmer’s Market Salad

I love this time of year. The farmer’s market is huge and full of so many fresh treasures! I spent the day with my brother and brought home so many delicious treats. Here is a great salad made from fresh … Continue reading

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Butter Lettuce Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Mother’s day is almost here. Everyone is planning something special for mom. The citrus juices make a bright tasting dressing for this light salad that will compliment any meal you serve!

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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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