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Category: Salad

Red Pear and Blackberry Salad with Maple Walnuts

This Red Pear and Blackberry Salad with Maple Walnuts is the perfect late summer salad. It puts to good use the later seasonal foods in a really healthy way. It is light, simple to make and so flavorful! I love the fresh fruits in this salad, but also really love the maple coated walnuts. It…

Healthy Nectarine and Raspberry Salad with Millet

How about this Healthy Nectarine and Raspberry Salad with Millet? It is wonderful. It is easy to put together and loaded with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. As if all this wasn’t good enough? It is also drizzled with a red wine poppyseed vinaigrette! Really, it is so good! Millet For humans or…

Healthy Fruit and Nut Salad

This delicious and Healthy Fruit and Nut Salad is everything that is good about summer! It is light and loaded with all the summer bounties. It can be personalized, depending on what fruit and nuts you are into. I also added in some farro for an even healthier boost! Blueberry Vinaigrette The dressing for the…

Healthy Salmon and Grain Bowl

A healthy salmon and grain bowl is the perfect meal any day of the week. It loaded with a good variety of veggies, whole grains, healthy black beans, tasty southwestern style salmon patties. If that wasn’t good enough, then I drizzled the whole thing with a jalapeno ranch. Yum, yum, and yum! Preparing…

Easy and Spicy Jalapeno Ranch Dressing

Y’all this easy and spicy jalapeno ranch dressing is perfect for so many salads, bowl, sandwiches, and burgers. It is that good! Plus, it is so simple to throw together, you will love this! Making the Dressing Add the sour cream to a small food processor or blender. This dressing is made completely…

Fresh Vietnamese Veggie and Sprout Salad

This Fresh Vietnamese Veggie and Sprout Salad is such a great summer salad. It is loaded with fresh veggies and sprouts and the perfect combo of flavors and textures! It is also so simple to throw together and no oven needed on these hot summer days! Prepping the veggies The most time consuming part of…

Simple Potato and Green Pea Side Dish

This recipe for simple potato and green pea side dish might just be the easiest recipe I have added to the blog, but it still one of my favorites. I think it is the perfect side. You can use any type of potato you prefer, and use frozen or fresh peas. Add in a few…

Italian vegetable salad

I love pasta as much as the next person, and maybe even more than the average person, but sometimes I want an all veggie salad. This is where the ideas for my Italian Vegetable Salad was born. I wanted those Italian flavors, but wanted to keep it light! Plus. my track record recently has been…

Fruit Salad with honey lime

I love fruit salads, and feel excited every year when summer hits with so much variety in fruits. I generally eat just fruit, but lately have been mixing it up a bit with a really light dressing. So, here goes the Fruit Salad with Honey Lime. The fruits What fruits to use you ask? This…

Roasted veggie and orzo salad

There are so many reasons I love this Roasted Veggie and Orzo Salad. The first, it has pasta in it. Enough said, right? Second, it has roasted veggies and I just love those. You can use any veggies you can get your hands on, or follow my lead. I used yellow squash and zucchini. Also…