Category Archives: Salads

Chunky Mini-Potato Salad

Potato Salad is a favorite as old as time and every cook who’s ever taken it for a Company or Family get-together has a special trick to make hers/his the absolute best ever. Here’s ours. It is an award winner! … Continue reading

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Quinoa & Brown Rice Salad

This recipe started out as a simple side dish salad (because it has a fantastic mix of salad veggies and ingredients in it) intended to be the “starch” part of a meal but also meant to fulfill that “salad” role. It has … Continue reading

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Super Foods Salad

Super Foods Salad (with Arugula)           Serves 8 By now we’ve all heard it, Avocados are another super food and by now we’re all getting off track with those resolutions to eat more healthy this year. This salad will re-inspire and … Continue reading

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Grilled Nectarine and Green Grape Compote

  Before summer has gone completely, this is a recipe you want to try.  It is ideal for the dog days of summer, and perfect because all those nectarines at the market are finally superbly ripe and delicious.  The seedless green grapes … Continue reading

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Grilled Gorgonzola Pear Boats w/Rosemary Honey Dressing

It’s 90° F here today…just the kind of day that begs for a light but spectacular supper.  It will have to be something that requires little work, something that is so good you forget that this flower-scented patio supper service is a moment … Continue reading

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Avocado Lime and Chili Cole Slaw

This is the perfect rich and crunchy cole slaw to serve alongside  burritos and quesadilla and calamari appetizers  for a late weekend afternoon luncheon in your own back yard.  Add a platter of thick sliced  ham and watermelon, and tall cold drinks (Mango … Continue reading

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Salt and Vinegar Potato Salad

A summery addition of this yummy and different potato salad is a welcome side to almost any entrée you have to offer but it is particularly delicious with grilled fish and fried or barbecued chicken.  The tangy vinaigrette flavors and enticing colors of the added … Continue reading

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Chickpea Salad Pitas

Chickpea Salad Pitas This amazing salad sandwich is a tasty, filling and quick answer to “what’s for lunch?”  Full of nutrition, it satisfies a hearty appetite better than a burger and is a fabulous balance of long-lasting proteins and carbs. … Continue reading

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White Bean & Avocado Stack-ups

So good you’ll wonder why you didn’t go Vegan before!  All these fresh ingredients and yummy wholesome bread, so full of flavor and texture will make you want to think of other meat-free ways to go.  Ingredients       … Continue reading

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Ensalada de Repollo (Cabbage Salad)

Bright and beautiful, crunchy and delicious, this savory salad brightens any entrée set aside it.  It is perfect for meals that feature plain meats, but compliments casseroles and rice/bean dishes as well.  It serves as “supper” on hot summer evenings … Continue reading

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