Salads

Memorial Day Weekend: 12 Recipes for your Memorial Day Gathering

Memorial Day Weekend: 12 Recipes for your Memorial Day Gathering

Spring has finally arrived and summer is right around the corner. It’s hard to believe that it was still snowing in several places just a few short weeks ago. With the Memorial Day weekend just a couple of weeks away, I thought that I would […]

Roasted Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Roasted Cauliflower Tabbouleh

I just love Mediterranean flavors. Lemons, olives, tomatoes, etc… Everything is so fresh and bright tasting. Tabbouleh, a bulghur wheat and parsley salad, is no exception. It is loaded with fresh vegetables and then tossed with a bright lemony vinaigrette. Traditionally served alongside bowls of […]

Asian Pear and Arugula Salad

Asian Pear and Arugula Salad

The crisp Asian pears, peppery arugula and crunchy pecans tossed with a honey and shallot vinaigrette will also pair nicely with roast pork loin, chicken or salmon. Toss in a few dried cranberries or cherries for added color if you like.

Japanese Cabbage Salad with Chicken, Edamame and Wasabi Soy Almonds

Japanese Cabbage Salad with Chicken, Edamame and Wasabi Soy Almonds

A flavor packed summer salad of crisp cabbage, protein packed edamame, juicy chicken breast and crunchy almonds tossed in a ginger, sesame soy dressing.

Great Northern Bean Salad with Sweet Peppers and Fresh Basil

Great Northern Bean Salad with Sweet Peppers and Fresh Basil

A fresh and light bean salad to pair with all of your grilled dishes.

Lemon Rosemary Chicken Salad with Marcona Almonds and Cotton Candy Grapes

Lemon Rosemary Chicken Salad with Marcona Almonds and Cotton Candy Grapes

Crunchy Marcona almonds and sweet, juicy Cotton Candy grapes with lemon rosemary grilled chicken are a trifecta of fabulous flavor!

Tastes Like Summer: Grilled Chicken and  Pasta Salad With Fresh Strawberries, Basil and Gouda Cheese

Tastes Like Summer: Grilled Chicken and Pasta Salad With Fresh Strawberries, Basil and Gouda Cheese

A light and refreshing salad with grilled chicken, fresh ripe strawberries and creamy Gouda cheese. It just tastes like summer!

Home Run! Potato Salad

Home Run! Potato Salad

A simple and delicious addition to your next summer gathering.

Sugar Snap Pea Salad With Orange Soy Vinaigrette and Toasted Almonds

Sugar Snap Pea Salad With Orange Soy Vinaigrette and Toasted Almonds

A light and refreshing salad that tastes like spring

Roasted Corn And Black Bean Salad

Roasted Corn And Black Bean Salad

Cinco De Mayo is only a couple of days away. That means yummy Mexican food and Margaritas to celebrate! I created this salad as a side dish to go along with tacos and other Mexican favorites but it can easily be served as a light […]

Warm Green Bean and Fingerling Potato Salad With Caramelized Shallots and Crispy Bacon

Warm Green Bean and Fingerling Potato Salad With Caramelized Shallots and Crispy Bacon

  I just love spring! Flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, the air smells fresh from a recent spring shower and the farmers markets and produce stands are coming back from their winter hibernation. The produce aisles are abundant with fresh asparagus, crisp green […]