Archive | Salad Recipes

17 July 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Asian Spaghetti Salad

I really wanted something fresh and summery for dinner tonight, after time at the cottage and far to much barbecued and processed food for the past few days. So, I came up with this delightful spaghetti salad. If you are going to make a traditional Asian noodle salad, Soba noodles might be a little closer […]

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22 February 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Fresh Summer Chickpeas Salad

Even though it’s not summer outside, you can still make this delicious and flavourful summery salad! It’s healthy, high in fibre and and light tasting, so make it and let your taste buds delight! Fresh Summer Chickpeas Salad 19-oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed ¼ cup sweet onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 large tomato, […]

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30 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Got turkey leftover from Christmas? No problem! Make it into this simple, fresh and delicious salad. It’s light, tasty and healthy, so it kinda counter-acts some of the Christmas indulgences you may have been involved in this past week 😉 Light Turkey Waldorf Salad 2 cups cooked turkey meat, chopped 1 apple, diced 1 cup […]

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28 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Curried Apple & Chicken Salad in a Pita

Ever dream about food? I’m not too sure whether this is normal or not, but when you cook and bake as much as I do, I guess it stands to reason that it would play a role in my dreams from time to time.  I know for a fact that I *daydream* about cheesecake – […]

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27 October 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Walnut, Cranberry & Feta Salad

…with Raspberry Vinigarette! YUM!!! Walnut, Cranberry & Feta Salad (2 servings) 1/2 head comaine lettuce, torn 3 stalks celery, chopped 1/4 cup vidalia onion, chopped fine 1/2 cup dried cranberries (like Craisins) 1/2 cup walnut pieces 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese store-bought raspberry vinaigrette Wash and tear lettuce, and assemble on a plate. Top with […]

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19 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

BEST EVER Caesar Salad

Really, it’s true folks! My Caesar is the BEST EVER! Don’t believe me? Well, here is my recipe – go, try it and I believe you’ll agree 🙂 I think the secret is the homemade croutons! Best Ever Caesar Salad 1 Romaine Lettuce, washed and hand torn (never cut lettuce folks, it’s just wrong!) 3 […]

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19 May 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Spiral Pasta Salad with Feta and Balsamic Vinigarette

On account of the fact that I am catching my daughter’s cold, and am totally wiped from a day of cooking and baking, I have nothing to say except go and make this. It’s as good as it looks! 🙂 Spiral Pasta Salad with Feta and Balsamic Vinigarette 1 1/2 cups dry spiral pasta, cooked […]

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28 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Easy Avocado Salad

This easy to assemble salad is fresh and absolutely delicious – A simple homemade dressing makes it superb! Avocado Salad 1/3 cup soya sauce 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1 tsp brown sugar 2 limes, juiced 3 avocadoes, peeled, and sliced 1/2 red onion, sliced salad greens Assemble salad greens in bowl. Top with avocados […]

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06 December 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Simple Tuna Salad Recipe

Day three of my detox, and I’ve already lost 3 pounds – man, this diet works! I will be the first to admit however (followed closely by my poor family) that giving up caffeine and sugar has not been easy. I’m just a tad grumpy, and lethargic, but I’m trying to get outdoors and walk […]

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24 November 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Succotash Salad Recipe

So, this isn’t exactly succotash – it’s BETTER! I actually got the idea for this recipe from a picture in one of my many cook books. I have no idea what the marinade or flavour of the salad in the picture was, but to me it resembled a succotash, so that’s just what I’m calling […]

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