Category Archives: Salads

Salad with Asparagus Poached Egg and Lemon Vinaigrette

The first sign of spring is always teeny, tiny, baby asparagus; what better way to showcase it than in a salad topped with a creamy poached egg, shaved Parmesan cheese and a zesty lemon vinaigrette? 

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Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing – Two Ways

Top your favorite salad, fruit, or slaw with this recipe for Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing, done two ways: Traditional Mayonnaise and Greek Yogurt; both sweetened with honey. 

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Wheatberry Wild Rice Salad – Meatless Monday

Whole grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables all come together in today’s recipe for Wheatberry (wheat berry) Wild Rice Salad. With the perfect mix of savory and sweet, this protein and high-fiber salad is excellent for Meatless Monday. 

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Southwest Egg Salad

Inspired by the flavors of the Southwest, this Egg Salad recipe isn’t your momma’s egg salad; instead it’s a new twist on a classic summer salad. Refreshing with a bit of zing, you should try my newest brainstorm.

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Pimento Cheese Updated

This is an updated Pimento Cheese recipe. It’s not drastically different, but I have combined elements of my regular Pimento Cheese and my Jalapeno Pimento Cheese to come up with new method for a super-creamy cheese spread with a delightful flavor. 

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Shaved Brussels Sprout Asian Slaw | Sesame Oil Rice Wine Vinaigrette (Meatless Monday)

Since Brussels Sprouts are in a cabbage family, I decided to use them raw in this recipe for Shaved Brussels Sprout Asian Slaw. Combined with thinly sliced sweet bell peppers, green onions, toasted almonds and chow mien noodles, the shaved … Continue reading

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Kale Couscous and Strawberry Salad (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Kale, Couscous and Strawberry Salad is as simple to prepare as it is delicious to eat! Since Spring is officially here, and since a friend shared some kale from another friend’s garden…and since I found some gorgeous … Continue reading

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Wild Rice with Nuts (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for wild rice is wonderful served hot, great at room temperature, and is an amazing cold salad; since it’s so versatile, it’s perfect for holiday entertaining. 

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Citrus and Hemp Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette (Just Hemp Foods – #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

Today’s recipe for #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar is brought to you with the help of Just Hemp Foods: Citrus Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette.  Yes. Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette.  The combination is amazing. 

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Orange Braised Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts (Meatless Monday)

We’re in the dog-days of summer here, and it’s hot and humid; this means it is salad weather for the foreseeable future. This recipe for Orange Braised Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts is cool and colorful and packed … Continue reading

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