Browsing Category : Salads

Chicken Salad combines chicken, cucumber, yogurt, avocado, salt, pepper and lime juice to make a dish with no mayo that is quick, easy and super healthy!

Super Healthy Chicken Salad


Super Healthy Chicken Salad is quick, easy, and mayonnaise free! I am always looking for ways to make dishes lower in fat and calories, allowing us to eat better overall. So when I was coming up with this recipe for Super Healthy Chicken Salad I decided to substitute the mayonnaise with a mixture of mashed avocado and plain yogurt. We…

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Italian Style Salad: Romaine mix, butter, and baby red lettuces, radicchio, Roma tomatoes, red onion, pepperoncini, Parmesan cheese, and croutons.

Italian Style Salad


Italian Style Salad features Romaine salad mix, Roma tomatoes, red onion, pepperoncini, Parmesan cheese, and croutons. It is so simple and so flavorful! I really like salad, and we usually just eat an iceberg blend. But every now and again I like to mix ip up a bit. If I really want to dress up the salad I am serving as an…

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Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad features red and green apple, kiwi, strawberry, pineapple, and mandarin oranges topped with a honey lemon dressing. Healthy!

Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad


Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad is easy, healthy, and delicious! We love eating fruit all winter long, and this Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad is one of our favorite ways to eat it. This fruit salad also stores well, so we can prepare it and have it ready in the fridge whenever we want a sweet, yet healthy snack. I call it…

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Baby Greens Salad with Beets & Goat Cheese also features red onion and walnuts, topped with orange vinaigrette. Great for winter or any time of the year.

Baby Greens Salad with Beets & Goat Cheese


Baby Greens Salad with Beets & Goat Cheese is the perfect winter salad, but also great any time of the year! We love salad. Well, maybe I like it more than anyone else, so I try to make more than just a traditional tossed salad if I am serving it before our main course. That is what makes this Baby Greens Salad…

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Macaroni & Cheese Salad combines elbow macaroni, cheese cubes, celery, red onion, Dijon mustard, mayo, sour cream, salt, pepper, and sugar.

Macaroni & Cheese Salad


Macaroni & Cheese Salad is a great side dish for lunch or dinner. This Macaroni & Cheese Salad is really easy to make! It is great with a lot of different main dishes and even sandwiches. This would also be good to take to a potluck or family gathering. I usually make it as a side dish to go with…

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Arby’s Grilled Chicken & Pecan Salad (Copycat) features chicken, grapes, apples, celery, mayo, yogurt, salt, and pepper. It is healthy and delicious!

Arby’s Grilled Chicken & Pecan Salad (Copycat)


Arby’s Grilled Chicken & Pecan Salad (Copycat) tastes just like the stuff you get at the popular fast food chain, without the sodium because you can control the salt!! For this recipe I actually didn’t grill the chicken. I baked it in the oven. It was four boneless, skinless chicken breasts that were slathered with olive oil, sprinkled with salt and pepper,…

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Want a light potato salad recipe? This version combines red potatoes and onions, sweet pickles, celery, plain yogurt, mayo, and a little Dijon mustard.

Light Potato Salad


My recipe for Light Potato Salad combines creamy red potatoes with sweet red onion, crunchy sweet pickles, crisp celery, light mayo, plain yogurt to make it lighter, and a little Dijon mustard to give it a little zip. It is so delicious! I love potatoes in any way, and I chose to use mayo with olive oil and nonfat yogurt…

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Mandarin oranges, apple, celery, walnuts, mayonnaise, milk, a lemon, and sugar are all you need to make this delicious Mandarin Orange & Apple Salad.

Mandarin Orange & Apple Salad


Mandarin Orange & Apple Salad could not be easier! The tartness of the mandarin oranges, the sweetness of the apple, the crispness of the celery, and the crunchy walnuts along with the creaminess of the mayo and the zip from the lemon zest and lemon juice give this dish a variety of yummy tastes and textures. It’s like a party in…

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This is a refreshing fruit salad that combines canned pineapple, fresh apples, grapes, coconut, and honey with a dash of cinnamon.

Fruit Salad


Fruit Salad is so flavorful and refreshing! The pineapple and apples are tart but sweet, the grapes and bananas have a nice mellow flavor, the coconut offers a little texture, and the warmed honey with just a dash of cinnamon make this salad the perfect healthy side salad that will round out any meal, or make a great snack. I especially like…

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Garden Pasta Salad


I especially love making this garden pasta salad in the spring and summer. We are grilling outdoors a lot more and I love being able to make it ahead so that way I am not stuck in the house cooking on the stove-top while Lee, my husband, is outdoors grilling. This is also very versatile because you can change it…

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Waldorf Pasta Salad w/Pineapples


The end of the school year is winding down and we are as busy as ever. Prom, a couple banquets, getting ready for my youngest daughter to go out-of-town for the state forensics tournament this Friday, and finals week. If we can just get through the next month it will be smooth sailing over the summer. This pasta salad is…

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Mason Jar Salads


I have seen a lot of recipes for mason jar salads, and since I eat salad for lunch nearly every day, I thought  I would see how they work. I must say that I was surprised at just how fresh the ingredients were after so many days (one week) in the fridge. My salads usually only last a few days…

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Roasted Beets & Feta Salad


This recipe is another one of my husband’s favorites. We love beets and feta cheese, so putting them together was a no-brainer. The one thing I want to point out about this recipe is that I have tried roasting the beets without the skin (because I thought it would be easier to peel them before they were cooked, instead of…

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Black Bean & Corn Salad is easy and delicious. It is packed with vitamins and minerals and the avocado and lime juice give it a fresh flavor.

Black Bean & Corn Salad


Black Bean & Corn Salad is very healthy and delicious! Sweet corn and red onions, tasty black beans, creamy avocado, spicy jalapeno, and fresh lime juice make this salad very refreshing. I have seen many variations of this dish, (so giving credit for the recipe would be a long list) and while every recipe I have seen calls it a…

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