Summertime Fruit with Creamy Honey Dressing

A great way to enjoy your fruit.   3 bananas, sliced 3 oranges, peeled and sectioned 1 C strawberries, halved 1 C seedless green grapes, halved 1/2 C low fat sour cream 1 T honey […]

Easy Nectarine Salad

A great lunchtime salad for a warm day, colorful and refreshing.   2 (5 oz.) pkgs. mixed salad greens 2 C fresh nectarines, sliced 1 (13 1/4 oz.) can sliced beets, drained 1/2 C balsamic […]

Sinful Creamy Fruit Salad

1 small (3 oz) pkg. low fat cream cheese, softened 3 t apricot preserves 1 (8 oz) can pineapple tidbits, drained 1 fresh peach, pitted and halved 1 fresh pear, halved 1 T pecans, chopped […]

Festive Fruit Bowl

A wonderful party favorite you can enjoy all year round. 1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple, with juice 2 (4 oz.) pkgs. raspberry gelatin 1 (16 oz.) can whole berry cranberry sauce 1 apple, chop […]

Lemon and Lime Salad Supreme

An unusual kind of salad, but perfect for those who like something with a bit of bite. What You Need: 1/2 C honey 1/4 C frozen limeade concentrate, thawed 2 t poppy seeds 2 limes, […]

Creamed Grapes with Sweet Pecans

What You Need: 1 (8 oz.) pkg. low fat cream cheese, room temperature 1 C low fat sour cream 1/3 C sugar 2 t vanilla extract 2 lbs. seedless green grapes 2 lbs. seedless red […]

Roasted Walnut Pear Salad

What You Need: 4 pears 1/2 C honey 6 C salad greens 3 T extra virgin olive oil 1 C toasted walnuts, chopped coarse 1 (8 oz.) pkg. Italian cheese, shredded How to Make It: […]

Frozen Banana Berry Salad

What You Need: 1 (20 oz.) can pineapple tidbits with juice 5 bananas, sliced 1/2 C sugar 1 (16 oz.) can whole cranberry sauce 1/3 C pecans, chopped 1 (8 oz.) container whipped topping, thawed […]

Plum Radicchio Salad

A luxurious tasty treat. 1 large head radicchio 4 C baby spinach 4 plums, pitted and quartered 1/2 C toasted pecan halves 6 bacon slices, cooked crisp and crumbled 2 T raspberry vinegar 1 T […]

Mint Kiwi and Grapefruit

What You Need: 1 C yogurt 1/2 C fresh mint, chopped 3 T confectioners’ sugar 4 kiwis, peeled and cut lengthwise into 6 sections 8 ruby red grapefruit 1 C coconut, flaked and lightly toasted […]

Apricot Cranberry and Wheat Berry Salad

3 C water 1/4 t salt, divided 1 C wheat berries, rinsed and drained 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 C fresh snow peas, slivered 1/4 C green onions, chopped 1/2 C […]

Iceberg Lettuce isn’t Your Only Choice Part 2

A bitter tasting lettuce such as Frisee is most often found in mixed greens. This lettuce is often mixed with Mesclun, which also has a bitter taste. The Frise lettuce leaves look a medium green […]

Iceberg Lettuce isn’t Your Only Choice Part 1

What goes in a salad?  90 percent of the time it starts with crisp, green lettuce. The question ism what type of greens do you like on your salad?   It doesn’t just have to […]

Crisp & Fresh Lettuce Storage Tips Part 2

Store your lettuce in a dry, sealable, plastic bag. Condensation with gather on the inside of the bag even though the lettuce has been dried, so line the bag with paper towel before adding the […]

Crisp & Fresh Lettuce Storage Tips Part 1

You’re hungry and you know there’s something you’re craving. Why not try a salad?   You run to the fridge, open the vegetable crisper only, to find the lettuce you bought 2 days ago is […]