Tag Archive: salad

Healthier Thousand Island Dressing in Under 5 Minutes (Tasty Tuesdays)

Light Thousand Island Dressing – healthier salad dressing made with less fat and sugar than store bought. Low Fat Salad Dressing.

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Peppery Pickled Red Cabbage plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

This Peppery Pickled Red Cabbage recipe is not only delicious as a salad or a condiment, it comes with a special bonus: a lesson. The recipe is courtesy of my mother-in-law’s cousin Betty, who passed away a few years ago after years with Alzheimer’s. It was one of her specialties. Betty’s daughter recently mentioned to …

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Barley Tabbouli plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

This delicious and healthy Barley Tabbouli Salad is great by itself anytime or as a side dish for barbecues in the summer. The lemon and mint are a refreshing combination that mix well with many main courses. The recipe was on Ma’am’s original site and it has been on my blogging to do list to …

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Tea Infused Salad Dressing – Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Are you ready for a tremendously flavorful, yet easy to make, salad dressing? This Tea Infused Salad Dressing can be used with any flavor of tea and mixed and matched with all kinds of wonderful salads from a traditional lettuce based to pasta to brown rice salad like I did here.   I got the …

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Apple Pecan Brown Rice Salad – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Today is October 20th so it is our monthly Crazy Ingredient Challenge recipe posting day. A group of bloggers choose two ingredients that may not normally be paired together, create a recipe and all post about it on the same day. This month we have Apples and Chives. Be sure to scroll to the bottom …

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Creamy Bacon Broccoli Salad plus Tasty Tuesdays Link Up Party

Before we get to the Link Party I just wanted to share a rephotographed version of my Creamy Bacon Broccoli Salad. If you have ever tried this salad before you know it can fall victim to one of the biggest crimes in salad-dom – drowning in dressing. Then you add the nuts and bacon and …

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Asian Chicken Salad with Lemongrass Dressing

This Asian Chicken Salad is a healthy and delectable salad that can be easily be adjusted to different diets and tastes. From Paleo, Raw to low carb to vegan with a few ingredient swaps. And it is salad , so it is quick and easy to make. Well, with the exception of the Sprouted Quinoa (which is …

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Tasty Tuesdays: Sesame Celery Salad #linky

I have some exciting news! All month long I am guest-hosting Creative K Kids Tasty Tuesdays Linky. Besides the scrumptious Sesame Celery Salad recipe from me, you get some fabulous recipes linked up from some other amazing bloggers. Be sure to check out some of the other recipes and bloggers. And if you are a blogger, please …

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Red Quinoa and Citrus Salad

I was rummaging through the pantry for something “different” to make for dinner and I stumbled on a bag of red quinoa hidden away in the back corner behind all of my jars of homemade chicken stock. Hmm, but what to make with it? Sorry to rub it in to those of you in the bitter cold …

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Cold Rice Salad

In 1999, my parents hosted a family reunion for the Lalanne and Vineys families. It was a bit bigger than our usual 4th of July party. And everyone had a blast getting to know each other. Some cousins hadn’t seen each other in decades, and to watch them scamper after each other you’d have thought they were …

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Making Sprouts and Sprouted Quinoa Salad

Here’s another gem that I found while looking for the Oatmeal Bread recipe that I still haven’t found: Sprouted Quinoa Salad with Avocado Dressing.  My friend, Kelle Saunders, was a student at the Optimum Health Institute and she was kind enough to share some of the recipes with me years ago. I don’t know anything …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.