Category Archives: Salads

Garden Greek Salad

We had an unusually wonderful harvest of our cherry tomatoes over the weekend. I whipped up this simple salad to highlight the sweet little lovelies. The vegetables are fresh and crunchy and the dressing is light but flavorful. A great … Continue reading

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Greek Chopped Salad

Fresh salads are always a welcome add to a lunch or dinner menu. This salad has a crunchy, fresh and flavorful taste and the feta adds a rich filling protein. It really could be a lunch or dinner on it’s own. … Continue reading

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Oil and Vinegar Dressing on a Green Salad

I’m not sure when I stopped buying pre-made salad dressing but it was a while ago…one year, maybe two? I would always read the labels and undoubtedly there were in ingredients in them that were less than stellar – canola … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus, Red Pepper and Quinoa Salad

Spring and asparagus are here again and a light roasting of asparagus with red pepper really brings out the flavor of the vegetables. I topped the salad with avocado for a richer flavor and served it on a bed of … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet and Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

I’m back in the kitchen after a long time away. I’ve been back here and there to Portland but we have returned for a good long time. My husband is on sabbatical and we have taken full advantage of the … Continue reading

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Southwest Salad with Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

With Cinco De Mayo right around the corner I adapted a recipe from The Garden Grazer with a Southwest flare. It is fresh and with the cilantro and lime it tastes like a great add to a Cinco De Mayo celebration. … Continue reading

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Tomato and Asparagus Salad

Spring is in the air and asparagus are in season. They are so good and fresh this time of year. Here’s a nice, quick salad recipe with steamed asparagus highlighted and accented by a tangy vinaigrette, cherry tomatoes, yellow peppers … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Pecan Salad with Balsamic Bacon Dressing

This salad has the Holidays written all over it. The inspiration is from Lauren’s Latest blog and the ingredients and photo caught my eye. The key ingredient eye catcher was the warm bacon grease in the dressing……whoa. Now that’s novel. And … Continue reading

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Chili and Lemony Caesar Salad for a Crowd

It’s definitely weather for chili and a side of caesar. My daughter’s soccer team came over last night for the last team dinner of the season to a big pot of chili and a rather large caesar salad. I did … Continue reading

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Avocado Tomato Salad with Fresh Mozzarella

I found a link to Dakota’s Avocado Tomato Mozzarella Salad and it looked so yummy I gave it a try. I must say comparing photos the salad looks totally different but it’s a similar salad. Instead of red tomatoes I used … Continue reading

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