Category Archives: Salads

Pear Salad with Creamy Walnut Vinaigrette

I knew as soon as I saw this recipe I would like it. My intuition was not wrong as I’ve enjoyed this salad repeatedly over the last week. Ingredients: For the salad: Pears, ripe, but firm Juice of 1/2 lemon … Continue reading

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Caprese Salad – Take Two

The first time I posted about caprese salad it was for a serving of one. I would pack this for lunch during the summertime. It is no longer summer, but I don’t ascribe to the notion certain foods and/ or … Continue reading

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Cucumber, Tomato, & Avocado Salad

I regularly tell my daughters how their taste buds will change as they get older. They usually give me a skeptical look that reads, “Ah, there goes that mom of ours thinking she knows things and stuff.” Yep, that’s me. … Continue reading

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Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger Dressing

Goodness, I didn’t realize a month had gone by since I last posted until I logged on a moment ago. Time only moves forward. School has been out nearly a month and so far the summer boredom has not crept … Continue reading

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Chinese Chicken Salad

This is one of those salads that is all mine. I don’t have to worry about anyone in the family stealing my lunch. In fact, when I mentioned what it was that I made, they all turned up their noses. … Continue reading

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Tortellini Pasta Salad

Fall is in the air, the days are shorter and cooler, the summer heat is behind us and I still have tomatoes growing in the garden. This year was my first year to do a trial run of a garden … Continue reading

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Caprese Salad

Simple ingredients & voila! Yumminess on a plate. Yes, I’ve seen recipes where it’s also drizzled with olive oil & topped with freshly ground S&P, but honestly, I like it just like this. The way the ingredients meld together is perfect. … Continue reading

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Apple Cashew Salad

I’m not sure where I got this recipe. I’m thinking my mom, my sister-in-law, a friend…I don’t really know and it really doesn’t matter because it’s a good one. I used to make this a lot for myself years ago, and … Continue reading

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Mandarin Orange Salad

This is one of my favorite salads. It’s quick and easy to throw together, I generally have all the ingredients on hand, and it tastes so good. Ingredients: 1 cup sliced almonds 6 tbsp. sugar 1 can mandarin oranges, drained Romaine, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Cranberry Jello Salad

There are a few items I make just once a year, and when I do, we all look forward to it. As its title indicates, this is a salad I make only for Thanksgiving dinner and it’s something sweet to … Continue reading

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