Archive for the 'Salad' Category

The Saga of Balsamic Reduction

The Saga of Balsamic...

Tomato Salad with Balsamic Reduction Ok, a couple of years ago during a trip to Tuscany, I bought some super aged (which means it had reduced to a syrup)balsamic vinegar. I paid $60 for a 100 ml bottle (which isn’t a very big bottle at all) at the Verrazzano Winery. I rationed...
Grilled Corn Salad

Grilled Corn Salad...

Grilled Corn Salad As a last hurrah for summer this Labor Day weekend, I thought I’d share this grilled corn salad. It’s a wonderful combination of carmelized corn and onions with the fresh taste of tomatoes and crunch of sweet bell peppers. The balsamic vinaigrette is...
Sesame Chicken Noodle Salad

Sesame Chicken Noodl...

Sesame Chicken Noodle Salad This is one of my favorite summer recipes to take to a potluck so I took it to my Dining for Women meeting this month. It was a big hit, as it usually is. It looks beautiful on the serving platter, too! I have simplified this over the years by using precooked...
Healthy Fast Food Salads

Healthy Fast Food Sa...

Ok, let’s face it! Packing a healthy lunch to take to work or school isn’t always feasible and we can’t always assume that a salad is healthy either given all the high fat items including the dressing that can make up a salad. The following suggestions come from...
Fresh Summer Meal

Fresh Summer Meal...

Mozzarella, tomato, & basil sandwich with cucumber, tomato salad This meal is full of fresh summer goodness from the farmer’s market. For the sandwich you will need the following: 1 Oroweat Multi-Grain Sandwich Thin 1 slice of mozarella cheese 1 slice of tomato a few basil...
Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad...

Greek Quinoa Salad Greek Quinoa Salad Ingredients This recipe works for those who are gluten intolerant and/or vegetarian. It’s a nice replacement for a traditional pasta salad and is higher in protein and fiber but really tastes good! I like using quinoa because it has a higher...
Versatile Summer Salad

Versatile Summer Sal...

Cranberry Chicken Pilaf Salad with Toasted Almonds Do you have meat eating, vegetarian, and vegan friends and family? If so, then this recipe is for you! I’ve adapted it from the Kashi website. For meat eaters prepare it as written. For vegetarians just leave out the chicken....