Archive for the 'Salad' Category

Asian Chopped Salad

Asian Chopped Salad...

Asian Chopped Salad I am hard to please when it comes to salads. Many simply don’t appeal to me but when I spotted this recipe at Kalyn’s Kitchen, I knew I had to try it. It did not disappoint. It is colorful, crunchy, and has that wonderful sesame taste that toasted sesame...
Christmas Dinner Recipe Round-Up

Christmas Dinner Rec...

This is the last of my Christmas posts so I thought I’d do another recipe round-up like I did for Thanksgiving only focusing on Christmas dinner. In the next day or so I’ll begin posting some recipes for New Year’s Eve so keep an eye out for those! Our family is...
Apple-Blue Cheese Salad w/Toasted Pecans

Apple-Blue Cheese Sa...

Apple - Blue Cheese Salad w/Toasted Pecans This is simply a great tasting salad that is good in both the summer and winter. I had a bought a big tub of blue cheese at Costco for another recipe and came up with this combination. The salad dressing really adds to the flavor of the salad...
Cheese Ravioli Pesto Pasta Salad

Cheese Ravioli Pesto...

Cheese Ravioli Pesto Pasta Salad I love the bags of mini ravioli and mini tortellini you can get at Trader Joe’s! This recipe was inspired by the bag of mini cheese ravioli I had in my cupboard and the fact that I needed to make something for the cookout I was hosting for the...
Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad...

Pasta Salad Everyone needs a “go-to” salad for large family get-togethers! This one is great because kids like it, it’s cheap to make, and it makes a lot. This is adapted from my brother-in-law’s recipe and is a family favorite for cook-outs, graduation parties,...
Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad...

Caprese Salad Usually caprese salad is made by layering sliced tomato, sliced fresh mozzarella, and basil and drizzled with olive oil, salt, and pepper. I only had grape tomatoes but have plenty of basil in my garden so this is what I came up with for this caprese salad. Ingredients 2...
Napa Cabbage Salad

Napa Cabbage Salad...

Napa Cabbage Salad I recently made this for an after theater potluck with a bunch of college students and there was not one piece left at the end of the dinner. I thought this would be a good recipe to post while I’m on vacation in Cancun since it is a nice light salad. Napa...
Honey Mustard Beet Salad

Honey Mustard Beet S...

Honey Mustard Beet Salad This is a great winter salad that is very colorful and tasty. It makes a lot but is the kind of salad that gets better the longer the beets marinate in the dressing. My friend with all the food allergies was able to enjoy this because there are no additives...
Moroccan Spiced Salad

Moroccan Spiced Sala...

This is a wonderfully unusual salad. It’s a blend of savory spices, crunchy nuts, chewy raisins, rice, and beans with a hint of lemon and mint. The blend of rice, beans, and nuts makes it appropriate for a vegetarian main dish and it makes a great side with roasted chicken...
Easy Oriental Broccoli Slaw

Easy Oriental Brocco...

Easy Oriental Broccoli Slaw I’m always interested in quick and easy recipes that can be thrown together after work and served up quickly with some grilled meat and fruit for a nutritious meal. This recipe includes the fruit right in the slaw so eliminates an extra side dish...