Salads

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Apple Pomegranate Salad

Posted on Dec 27th, 2009

This is the easiest holiday salad ever, especially if you use a tub of frozen whipped topping (although the real stuff tastes much better).  It…

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asian salad

Asian Salad

Posted on May 14th, 2011

You may have come across a version of this salad before.  It's obviously not a real Asian dish, but it's really tasty and always a crowd pleaser. …

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Asian Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing

Posted on Feb 10th, 2012

I love peanut inspired Asian flavors, so when I saw this salad on Pinterest, I couldn't wait to try it.  It was just as delicious and flavorful as I…

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brussels sprout bacon salad

Brussels Sprout & Bacon Salad with Cranberries

Posted on Dec 6th, 2012

I may never eat cooked Brussels sprouts again!  Which isn't really saying much, since I rarely eat cooked Brussels sprouts to begin with.  The…

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Cafe Rio Pork Salad

Cafe Rio Shredded Pork Salad

Posted on Mar 7th, 2011

*This is one of the first recipes I posted on Let's Dish.  I recently recieved a different version of the recipe from my mom, which is much better,…

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Pasta Caprese Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

Posted on Jun 30th, 2012

If you love the flavors of caprese salad, you'll love this light, fresh pasta version too.  I have tons of basil and tomatoes in my garden right…

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Chickpea Edamame Salad with Avocado Ginger Dressing

Posted on Jan 16th, 2014

I love chickpeas and edamame and often incorporate them into salads and other healthy lunches, so putting them together seemed like a natural thing…

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Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Tuna Salad

Posted on Nov 11th, 2009

I have a love/hate relationship with lunch.  My husband is usually at work and my kids are all at school, so I love that it's the one meal where I…

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Frito Corn Salad

Chili Cheese Frito Corn Salad

Posted on Aug 5th, 2012

As a big fan of Chili Cheese Fritos and crunchy things in my salad,  I knew I was going to love this recipe the minute I saw it.  And it's so…

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Coleslaw with Creamy Cumin Lime Vinaigrette

Posted on Apr 11th, 2014

First, don't forget to head over and enter the giveaway for a $100 Visa gift card and some fun products from Pillsbury! I love coleslaw! The…

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Cranberry-Waldorf

Cranberry Waldorf Salad

Posted on Nov 29th, 2009

This Cranberry Waldorf Salad is beautiful to serve at the holidays, but honestly, it's delicious any time of year. Just by a few extra bags of…

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Cucumber Tomato Salad

Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Dill Dressing

Posted on Oct 24th, 2009

This is a great summer salad, especially if you've had a successful garden (not me). I don't think it matters much how you slice or chop your…

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Curried Chickpea Salad

Curried Chickpea Salad

Posted on Jan 13th, 2011

I'm always on the look-out for healthy, protein packed lunches, and this chickpea salad fits the bill. It's also great as a pita filling, or even…

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dunkley's famous mac salad

Dunkley’s Famous Macaroni Salad

Posted on May 28th, 2011

Now that summer barbecue season is upon us, I thought it would be a good time to share this recipe.  I don't know who Dunkley is, but I have a hunch…

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edamame salad

Edamame and Black Bean Salad

Posted on Oct 17th, 2011

I recently bought a salad like this from my local supermarket deli and new I had to try and recreate it at home.  I'm not going to lie, my husband…

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egg salad

Favorite Egg Salad

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2011

With Easter just around the corner, I'm expecting to have an excess of hard boil eggs.  If I don't use them to make Deviled Eggs, then I'll be using…

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Frozen Cranberry Salad

Posted on Dec 20th, 2012

I love this salad!  I think my husband and kids love it even more than I do.  It's simple, delicious and can be made ahead of time.  Which is a…

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Greek Pasta Salad

Greek Pasta Salad

Posted on Jul 14th, 2011

This is an update of one my one of my favorite pasta salad recipes.  I'm not sure what's Greek about pepperoni, but I'm not complaining. I've…

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Noodle Vegetable Salad

Healthy Noodle and Vegetable Salad

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2010

I often fix myself this quick, healthy salad for lunch.  It keeps well in the refrigerator for several days and is perfect for people who want to…

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Homemade Ranch Dressing

Posted on Sep 21st, 2013

I  have been meaning to post this recipe for homemade ranch dressing forever.  I make it all the time....let's just say we have at least one child…

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Market Monday Double Feature: Heirloom Tomato Bread Salad & Tomato Butter with Tarragon

Posted on Sep 16th, 2013

I simply couldn't resist picking up some of the beautiful heirloom tomatoes that were available from the Spring Kite Farm stand at the farmers market…

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Market Monday: Strawberry Cantaloupe Salad with Mint & Feta

Posted on Aug 5th, 2013

A few weeks ago my husband was in Germany at a business meeting where he was served watermelon with feta cheese for dessert. He made a point of…

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Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Posted on Jul 6th, 2010

This salad is simple, delicious and healthy.  It's great for a picnic, summer barbecue or quick lunch.  Feel free to make substitutions based on…

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Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Posted on Jan 14th, 2010

I'm always looking for something tasty and healthy to fix myself for lunch, and this tuna salad is both.  At my age, those lean proteins are…

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Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

Posted on Aug 30th, 2013

If you're planning an end-of-summer Labor Day barbecue (and even if you aren't), I highly recommend putting this salad on your menu. It's one of the…

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Orzo Chicken Salad

Posted on Mar 21st, 2010

This is like a cross between a chicken salad and a pasta salad.  It makes a lot, so if you aren't feeding a crowd, you may want to half the…

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pea salad

Pea Salad with Cashews and Bacon

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2010

The first time I tried this salad, I was a little apprehensive.  Peas as the main ingredient in a salad just seemed a little strange to me, but I…

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Pomegranate and Couscous Salad with Mint and Feta

Posted on Feb 11th, 2014

I'm sharing another fabulous salad over at Marzetti Kitchens today, along with some helpful tips on peeling pomegranates without all the mess. This…

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quinoa apricot salad

Quinoa, Apricot and Almond Salad

Posted on Jun 27th, 2011

If you haven't tried quinoa, you should!  This is one of my favorite quinoa salads.  Although quinoa isn't a grain, you can use it to replace…

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Ranch BLT Pasta Salad

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2013

Salads and sandwiches are two of my favorite summertime meals, and this tasty pasta salad combines both into one amazing dish.  It has all the…

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Raspberry Cream Gelatin

Raspberry Cream Gelatin

Posted on Dec 28th, 2009

I usually make this Jello salad at Christmas because the color is so pretty and festive. Some people (especially kids) don't care for the raspberry…

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potato salad

Red Skinned Potato Salad with Bacon

Posted on Jun 30th, 2010

It's potato salad season, and this recipe for potato salad with bacon is a combination of the many different potato salads I've tried over the…

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southwest quino salad

Southwest Quinoa Salad

Posted on Mar 7th, 2012

Quinoa is quickly becoming one of my favorites grains.  It's just so versatile, especially as the base for a nutritious, protein packed salad. …

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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Honey Poppyseed Dressing

Posted on Jun 18th, 2012

When I first served this salad to my family, I didn't expect rave reviews.  My husband is not a fan of mixing fruits with vegetables in a salad. …

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Superfood Salad

Posted on Feb 6th, 2014

I'm sharing one of my all-time favorite salads over at Marzetti Kitchens right now. This Superfood Salad is loaded with kale, nuts, berries and…

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tomato chickpea salad with basil

Tomato, Basil & Chickpea Salad

Posted on May 29th, 2012

I'm always looking for quick, healthy salad recipes for lunch, and this is one of my new favorites.  The recipe, as written, makes about 2…

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