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Pear Green Salad

This lovely salad is sure to delight, with a combination of cool weather fall greens, crisp, sweet pears tossed in with a maple balsamic dressing and garnished with crunchy candied pecans. We tend to eat less salad in the fall even though many greens grow better in the cooler...

Ginger Beef and Broccoli Salad Bowl

This recipe transforms ginger beef and broccoli stir fry in to a delicious salad. It’s the perfect, quick to fix dinner for a hot summer night.  The asian inspired salad dressing flavored with garlic, ginger and sesame can be used on other salads as well.  If you have leftover cooked...

Quinoa Salad With Roasted Garlic Dressing

A yummy quinoa and roasted summer vegetable salad with roasted garlic dressing that can be served hot, warm or cold. Quinoa (pronounced as keen-wah) is another ancient, gluten free, whole grain that we are rediscovering for it’s taste and nutritional benefits. It can be served in place of rice and cooks in 15...

Sweet Cherry and Vegetable Summer Salad

Plump, sweet cherries are ripe right now, who can resist these juicy jems when you find them at your local farmer’s markets? Locally grown cherries taste the best, choose organic if you can find them. How about a unique and delicious salad recipe made with this wonderful seasonal fruit? This is not your typical fruit...

Basic Vinaigrette Homemade Salad Dressing is Easy to Make

Fresh salads and healthy lifestyles go hand in hand. After all, what could be better for you than a big plate full of leafy greens, fresh vegetables, fiber-rich legumes and lean proteins? Unfortunately, you could end up negating these delicious and healthy choices if you aren’t careful about the...

How to Make a Strawberry Spinach Salad Your Family Will Love

With a tasty dressing and summer strawberries, you can make a strawberry and spinach salad that everyone in your family will love. I’ve always been a big fan of spinach, I’m pretty sure I was influenced by all the Popeye cartoons I watched as I child. When Popeye inhaled/swallowed...