Category Archives: Salads

Caprese Salad with Sweet and Tangy Balsamic Vinaigrette or Summer on a Plate

I have a new morning smoothy.  It is called Sweet and Tangy Balsamic Vinaigrette.  Not really.  But I did have salad for breakfast this morning because I couldn’t wait until lunch to have more of this dressing.  It is so … Continue reading

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Perfect Memorial Weekend Dishes to Bring to a Bar-B-Q

Are you invited to a bar-b-q or pot-luck for Memorial Day weekend?  It seems like quite often when asked to attend one of these type of events, I am asked to bring a side dish or dessert.  Since I love … Continue reading

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Classic Greek Salad With Lemon Vinaigrette

There is an Italian restaurant that  I go to once in a while that has the best Greek Salad.  I think it is a great salad because they put a lot of feta cheese and Kalamata olives in it which … Continue reading

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Apple, Bacon, and Candied Pecan Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Oh my!  This salad!  I can’t stop thinking about it.  It is one of the best salads I’ve ever had.  I think I could drink the dressing, it is so good.  There is just nothing like homemade vinaigrette.  The dressing … Continue reading

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Pistachio Feta Couscous Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

I saw a funny post on Instagram the other day.  It fits me exactly.  I always knew the fish, Dory, in Finding Nemo was modeled after me (she has no short-term memory).  I thought it was so cute, I just … Continue reading

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Southwestern Cobb Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

I have been wanting to make a salad with cilantro dressing ever since my daughter made one last summer for a get-together she went to.  It looked so colorful and refreshing.  I figured what better time to try it than during … Continue reading

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Wedge Salad with Bacon, Avocado, and Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

I don’t know why I love blue cheese dressing, but I do. It seems odd to like a cheese that is covered in mold.  I remember growing up our family all loved Bob’s Big Boy Blue Cheese Salad Dressing.  This recipe reminds … Continue reading

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Autumn Cobb Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

I’ve been pondering this salad in my brain for quite some time now. Maybe that is why I have been so distracted lately (it doesn’t take much).  I couldn’t find my sun glasses yesterday until I got home from the grocery store … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Arugula Salad with Brown Sugar-Cider Vinaigrette

We ate this salad for dinner  3 times last week.  I just can’t get enough of it.  I think it is the best salad I’ve ever had.  It is a great combination of salty and slightly sweet ingredients.  There are different textures in it … Continue reading

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Raspberry, Almond, and Feta Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

It seems with the hot weather, all I want to eat are salads and ice cream.  Since it probably wouldn’t be the best thing for me to have ice cream every night for dinner, I am trying to focus on … Continue reading

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