Category Archives: Salad

Vinegar Dressing for Bitter Lettuce, Cucumbers & Onions or Tomatoes


We had more of our bitter leaf lettuce tonight. As Don was looking for another recipe, he came across this one, which is exactly what I was looking for when I made the Wilted Lettuce Salad over the weekend. It’s … Continue reading

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Wilted Lettuce Salad


This year I had some lettuce volunteer to grow in one of my pots. I ignored it and it grew and grew and grew. In fact, it was about 2 feet tall when I took this picture on Sunday. I … Continue reading

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Basil French Dressing


My daughter Erin and her partner sent me a cool present for my birthday and Mother’s Day today. They sent me a Nook (electronic reader). It’s very cool. Now if I can just figure out how to use it… I’m … Continue reading

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Pea and Cucumber Salad


This is one of my favorite spring salads. It is very light and flavorful and originally came from the book Reversing Diabetes: Reduce or Even Eliminate Your Dependence on Insulin or Oral Drugs by Julian Whitaker, M.D. This book is not just … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad


Chicken Salad sandwiches are a favorite at our house. We like Chicken Salad just about any way it is made. My favorite recipe is flavored with tarragon, but Don’s idea of Chicken Salad includes a little bit of sweet relish … Continue reading

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Chickpea Salad


One of my coworkers brought a similar dish to our potluck luncheon early this week. Everyone raved about it. The recipe originally came from Epicurious.com, but I have modified it quite a bit.   Ingredients Serves 4-6  2 15-ounce cans chickpeas (garbanzo … Continue reading

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Quinoa, Fruit & Nuts Salad


I enjoy finding and making delicious new recipes. Because I often take these new foods to work where we have some employees with wheat allergies and others who are vegetarian, I also try to find recipes that are wheat-free and … Continue reading

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Pear and Walnut Salad


Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 4 Bosc pears, red are prettiest for this salad 1 cup toasted walnut pieces 3 oz gorgonzola or crumbled feta mixed spring greens or half baby spinach/half baby arugula fresh thyme leaves White Balsamic Fig Vinaigrette 1/4 … Continue reading

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Avocado Raspberry Salad


Avocados are a delicious addition to a salad. I combine them with fruit such as raspberries or strawberries, sliced green onions and toasted walnuts as a topping for baby spinach salad. Or add them to a typical house salad of romaine, … Continue reading

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Lentil/Sweet Potato Salad


This is a light and unique salad that is full of flavor. It is good either warm or cold. Lentil/Sweet Potato Salad Serves 8 1 pound of lentils 2 large sweet potatoes 1 Gala apple (cored and diced) 3 green … Continue reading

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