In my childhood home, salads were pretty much non-existent. If we ate any fresh veggies at all, it came in the form of plain, cut-up tomatoes and cucumbers served on a little plate in the middle of the table. The thrill of eating a fresh toss salad drizzled with olive oil, lemon, salt and spices was only introduced to me in my upper teen years when I left home and went overseas for a year of high school. I boarded by a couple different families that year and learned that there’s another way to eat cucumbers and tomatoes that is in a completely … [Read more...] about It’s Tomato’s Moment In The Sun!
You are probably already familiar with layered salads in a trifle bowl. Gorgeous to look at and fun to dig into at company meals! Melissa from chindeep.com created the concept of layered salads in a glass baking pan! This makes it easier to transport and easier to serve while just as visually pleasing!Here in the picture the salad has been emptied into a bowl but it can easily be served in the clear glass baking pan it was prepared in.This taco salad recipe includes a thick ranch dressing that will hold up when layered and not make the rest of … [Read more...] about Layered Taco Salad Has Just Become Even Better!
Keep things easy and simple this summer! No need to whip up elaborate recipes to add great flavor to your meals. This quick and easy cucumber salad is simplicity personified, yet its sweet and tangy flavor will have everyone begging for more!This is the perfect side dish to complement your next barbecue. Leave the dark green peel on the cucumbers to add a pretty dash of color to your salad. Thinly sliced cucumber rounds and purple onion, with a handful of fresh dill, tossed with a sweet and sour vinaigrette… mmmmm….There are few things I’d … [Read more...] about Light, Refreshing Cucumber Salad To Accompany Your Next BBQ
Summer is peak avocado season and avocado lovers are stocking up on this creamy, dreamy, nutritious fruit. Many a guacamole will be whipped up to be spread on crispy, golden toast or eaten straight from the bowl! How about avocado chocolate mousse (It’s REALLY good!), avocado salad dressing, avocados filled with meat, and avocado whirled into a creamy milkshake! Whew. That was a mouthful. And there are so many more ideas! But seriously, today we bring you a brand new way to include the ultra healthy avocado in your diet and that is… … [Read more...] about Egg Salad Made Supreme With One Special Ingredient
We are thrilled to share with you a summer fruit salad recipe with a unique and delicious twist you probably never even dreamed of before. That is until Donna over at theslowroasteditalian.com invented the concept! And here it is…. (drumroll…..!!)....Hawaiian Cheesecake Salad!!Anything cheesecake sounds good to me and especially if it’s cheesecake paired with luscious tropical fruits! Green, tart kiwi slices, plump banana circles, tidbits of juicy pineapple and orange, cubed tangy mango, and don’t forget those sweet red strawberries! Every bite … [Read more...] about Tropical Fruit Salad With a Twist