Tag Archives: salad

Grilled Eggplant and Goat Cheese Salad

Since the weather has been warming up here in Central Illinois, Andrew and I have been taking advantage of the unusually high temperatures by firing up the grill and dining al fresco each evening. This light and simple salad is … Continue reading

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Grilled Vegetable Couscous with Lemon and Goat Cheese

I can’t believe that we are coming upon Labor Day Weekend. Where did the summer go? ūüė¶ One minute I am super excited for summer break, vacation and moving and now here comes fall! Not that I am complaining too … Continue reading

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California Salad with Zesty Sprouts

Cool off during these dog days of summer with this refreshing¬†California Salad with Zesty Sprouts.¬†Mixed greens are tossed with toasted sunflower seeds, plenty of luscious strawberries, plump blueberries and tossed with a simple zesty orange vinaigrette dressing.¬†I like to serve … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Almond Pasta Salad

Looking for something to bring to a Memorial day cookout this weekend? Well I got you covered! This crowd pleasing summer time pasta salad is quick, easy and the excellent choice for pot lucks, cookouts and get togethers. Instead of … Continue reading

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

Spinach, toasted almonds, juicy strawberries¬†and blue cheese are tossed together with a delicious balsamic vinegar dressing. The sensational dressing is made with raspberry balsamic vinegar,¬†olive oil, sugar, minced onion, Worcestershire sauce, sesame seeds, paprika, and poppy seeds. It is then … Continue reading

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Peanut Chicken Salad Wraps

Now that we are so close to the end of January, how are your new years resolutions coming along? If one of your resolutions was to eat healthier, then I have an amazing recipe for you! Chicken wraps stuffed with … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad with Walnut Raspberry Vinaigrette

This is such a great summer salad! The seasonal fruits accompanied by the homemade walnut raspberry vinaigrette is a wonderful addition to any meal. If you have been following my blog lately, you might have noticed many wonderful sweets and … Continue reading

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Cuban Sweet Potato Salad

There is a voice in all of us that beckons us to set our cares and worries aside and slow down. Go ahead and listen to that voice and let it take you to the caribbean island where the only … Continue reading

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