June 12th, 2013


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Apple Pomegranate Salad

Posted on Dec 15th, 2015

One of our favorite holiday season sides is Apple Pomegranate Salad. I got the recipe from my sister years ago and it's been a favorite at our house…

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Asparagus and Prosciutto Pasta Salad

Posted on Jun 9th, 2014

Recently, my friend Amy from Rainy Day Cravings posted on Facebook that she'd just made the best pasta salad she'd ever had. Being a huge pasta salad…

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Bulgur Apple Salad with Cranberries and Almonds

Posted on Apr 15th, 2016

I was searching for some unique ways to use bulgur wheat (because I'd bought a whole bag with the intention of eating super healthy), when I came…

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Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad

Posted on Sep 5th, 2016

I don't know what the weather is like in your neck of the woods, but things are still pretty hot here in Colorado. Fall might be right around the…

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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 combining them in this Chickpea Edamame Salad with…

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Chili Cheese Fritos 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 Chili Cheese Fritos Corn Salad the minute I saw…

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Creamy Cucumber Dill Salad

Posted on Jul 14th, 2014

Cucumbers are probably my kids favorite vegetable, so I knew I couldn't go wrong picking up a handful of cukes at the farmers' market this week. And…

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Curry Chicken Orzo Salad

Posted on Jul 25th, 2017

I have a favorite deli in town and I absolutely love their chicken salad sandwich! This Curry Chicken Orzo Salad is my version of their delicious…

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Favorite Chicken Salad

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

I love a good chicken salad sandwich. Which means I've tried a lot of chicken salad recipes over the years, and this one is definitely my Favorite…

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Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Poppy Seed Dressing

Posted on May 25th, 2014

I love all of the fresh fruit that is available during the summer months. I'm pretty content to eat it as is, but this Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey…

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Frozen Cranberry Salad

Posted on Dec 20th, 2012

I love this Frozen Cranberry Salad!  I think my husband and kids love it even more than I do. It's one of the easiest dishes to prepare on my…

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Golden Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Salad

Posted on Aug 19th, 2016

Everybody needs a good potluck salad recipe in their collection. You know, the fluffy kind made with pudding and whipped cream. And you won't have…

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Italian Bean Salad

Posted on Jun 30th, 2017

I love a good salad! Especially in the summer months when I don't want to turn on the oven. And this Italian Bean Salad makes the perfect summer side…

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Kale and Almond Salad with Lemon and Parmesan

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2014

There has been an abundance of kale at my farmers' market the last few weeks, so I decided to bring home a bunch and see what I could do. I never…

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Kale, Olive and Chickpea Salad

Posted on Jul 24th, 2015

You've probably heard about the Mediterranean diet and how good it is for your health. The typical Mediterranean diet includes plenty of fruits and…

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Layered Summer Fruit Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing

Posted on Aug 8th, 2017

Nothing says summer to me like a colorful fruit salad. And when it comes to fruit salads, this Layered Summer Fruit Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing…

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Lemon Berry Fruit Salad

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2015

I love serving fruit salad year-round, but especially during the summer when there's so much delicious fruit in-season. And this Lemon Berry Fruit…

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Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Posted on Jul 6th, 2010

Orzo is one of my favorite little pastas, and this Mediterranean Orzo Salad is simple, delicious and healthy. It's great for a picnic, summer…

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Melon Berry Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2017

One of my favorite things about summer is the fresh, in-season fruit. And there's no better way to enjoy it than in this Melon Berry Fruit…

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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 Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad on…

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Pea Salad with Cashews and Bacon

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2010

The first time I tried this Pea Salad with Cashews and Bacon, I was a little apprehensive.  Peas as the main ingredient in a salad just seemed a…

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Pineapple Coleslaw

Posted on Aug 12th, 2015

I'm a big fan of coleslaw in pretty much any form. My husband and kids, not so much. Although I think I'm winning him over, and this Pineapple…

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Quinoa Pomegranate Salad with Candied Pecans

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2016

When it comes to planning my holiday menu, I try to include as many make-ahead dishes as I can. Things just seem to go more smoothly when I can do…

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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 Ranch BLT Pasta Salad combines both into one amazing dish. This salad…

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Roasted Tomato and Bread Salad (Panzanella)

Posted on Jul 11th, 2015

Summer is the season for garden fresh tomatoes. I already have a few varieties appearing in my garden, and the heirloom tomatoes are starting to…

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Snap Pea Poppy Seed Salad

Posted on Jun 9th, 2017

I love snap peas, and I often munch on them for an afternoon snack. So I was pretty sure I would love this Snap Pea Poppy Seed Salad. I was not…

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Southwest Potato Salad

Posted on Jan 11th, 2016

One of my resolutions for 2016 is to eat healthier lunches. This seems to be a challenge for most people I know, whether they work in or out of the…

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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 this nutritious, protein packed Southwest…

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Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad

Posted on May 3rd, 2015

Sometimes, I get a craving for what I like to call a "potluck salad." You know, the kind that's loaded with whipped cream, pudding and marshmallows,…

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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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The Best Summer Salads

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2017

I love all the summer salad options there are for picnics and backyard barbecues. Whether you're looking for a recipe for pasta salad, green salad,…

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Tomato, Bean and Chickpea Salad

Posted on Jul 27th, 2015

My garden is in full bloom right now, and I've been looking for ways to use up my harvest. And this Tomato, Bean and Chickpea Salad uses all kinds of…

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Winter Grapefruit Salad with Honey and Mint

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

It's about this time of year that I really start to miss our weekly farmers' market. I especially miss the fruit, since there seems to be so little…

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