Summer Sweet Potato Salad

Makes 12 Servings INGREDIENTS: • 3 pounds red potatoes • 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar • 1/4 cup olive oil • 1 clove garlic, minced • 1 tablespoon dill […]

Mediterranean Salad

Makes 8 Servings INGREDIENTS: • 3 heads fresh broccoli, chopped • 1 red onion, chopped • 2 (6 ounce) cans jumbo black olives, sliced • 2 (6.5 ounce) jars marinated artichoke hearts, sliced • 3 […]

Healthy Greek-style Salad

Makes 6 Servings INGREDIENTS: • 3 large ripe tomatoes, chopped • 2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped • 1 small red onion, chopped • 1/4 cup olive oil • 4 teaspoons lemon juice • 1 1/2 […]

Eggplant and Tomato Salad

Makes 5 Servings INGREDIENTS: • 1 green bell pepper • 1 large red bell pepper • 7 tomatoes • 1 eggplant • 4 cloves crushed garlic • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil • 2 […]

Twice As Nice Melon Bowl

What You Need:   2 C watermelon, seeds removed and cubed 2 small cantaloupe, seeds removed and cut in half 1 qt. vanilla ice cream, softened   How to Make It:   Place the cubes […]

Lemon Blue Cheese Freeze

What You Need:   1 pt. lemon sherbet, softened 3 T blue cheese, crumbled fine 1 lemon, peeled and cut into wedges 1 (5 oz.) pkg. mixed salad greens   How to Make It:   […]

Supreme Strawberry Spinach Salad

What You Need:   1 (8 oz.) pkg. baby spinach 1/4 C red onion, sliced into rings 1 pint strawberries, sliced 8 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/4 C red onion, sliced into rings […]

Bacon Laced Pear Salad

A hearty salad you can enjoy at brunch or lunch. What You Need:   8 slices of bacon 4 green onions 1 1/2 T red wine vinegar 1/4 C extra virgin olive oil 1/2 t […]

Orange and Feta Pasta Salad

A sophisticated and unusual looking salad. What You Need:   1 (8 oz.) box campanelle pasta 1 lb. fresh asparagus spears, sliced 1/2 C green onions, sliced thin 1/3 C fresh mint, chopped 1/3 C […]

All Mixed Up Fruit Extravaganza

What You Need:   1 (20 oz.) can pineapple chunks, reserve juice 1 (3.4 oz.) pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix (sugar free if you are counting calories) 1/4 C orange flavored instant breakfast crystals 1 […]

Grapefruit Salad with Honey Orange Dressing

To make this a nice lunch salad, place the fruit over a bed of lettuce.  Add some diced cooked chicken and a few pecan pieces.  You can also substitute a jar of mixed citrus sections […]

Cranberry Orange Arugula

Arugula is a leaf vegetable that closely resembles lettuce.  It has a rich peppery taste, and is mostly used in salad.    Arugula can be cooked and used with pasta or meats in many dishes.  […]

Almond Cherry and Blue Cheese Salad

Pretty and tasty too, a real palate pleaser. What You Need:   1 T red wine vinegar 1/8 t salt 1/8 t pepper 2 T olive oil 3 T fresh tarragon, chopped and divided 6 […]

Grilled Apple Toss

A fun and sophisticated salad, great with poultry or pork. What You Need:   6 T olive oil 1/4 C orange juice 1/4 C white balsamic vinegar 1/4 C fresh cilantro, minced 2 T honey […]

Fruit Salads: There’s more to Salad than Lettuce Part 2

Another type of fruit salad is a citrus salad. Oranges, grapefruit, lemons and limes all make great fruit salad ingredients. Add some additional toppings or elements and who knows you may even have the kids […]