Post Tagged with: "salad"

Peas Please Salad

Spring has sprung and gone, making way for summer. With the warm weather upon us and the kids home from school, you deserve a healthy and tasty salad to bring back the cool, relaxed feeling that only spring can give. This simple and easily prepared salad is packed with lean protein and antioxidants, which will [...]

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Farm Table Salad

In our house, nothing goes to waste. We love to find ways to reinvent leftovers and make them new. For Easter, we were a little overloaded on the bread category. This year, everyone decideed to bring their favorite bakery item to accompany our ham and roasted chicken buffet. Normally, when my cornbread muffins hit the [...]

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Orange Rice Salad

So like most people, we love carbs and rice is truly one of our favorites. There are many diets out there that have us steering clear of starchy carbs. These diets work, but it’s only a matter of time before you miss the carbs.  We try to choose everything in moderation. If we’re going to indulge on a [...]

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Classic Fruit Salad

My Winter Snow Fruit Salad will help you start getting ready for swimsuit season while keeping you healthy for the rest of summer – it’s full of vitamins!

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Grilled Chicken & Peach Salad

Yep, it’s that time of year again - resolution time. How many have already made a dash to the local gym and signed up for a 5 year membership? We all seem to think that January is that magically month for us to get into shape and continue with that routine. Maybe that method works for [...]

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Rosemary and Balsamic Drizzled Chicken Salad

My mouth begins to water just reading this recipe title. There’s something magical about paring balsamic vinegar with vegetables and chicken. Try this healthy dish for lunch or dinner.

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Early Autumn Fruit Salad

Autumn is not only a beautiful time of year (Jason’s favorite), it’s a delicious time of year.  Earlier in autumn/late summer, you can find ripe peaches, plums, nectarines and cherries at your local market or grocery.  Later on in autumn, pears and apples hit the scene.  It’s easy to mix together a few varieties of the [...]

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Green Lovers Rice Salad

We’ve all had a side of rice with our meals and it’s usually a pretty basic, simple rice or a store-bought mix full of preservatives.  Why not cook up something fresh, lively and healthy instead?  Jasmine rice is a wonderful white rice that accompanies a variety of dishes.  Liven it up with some fresh vegetables to make your [...]

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Lemon and Bean Quinoa Salad

The quinoa craze has hit CookingShorts and we’ve fallen in love with this ancient grain. You’ve never heard of Quinoa? We suggest you make friends with this belly fat busting super grain. Actually, quinoa isn’t even a grain, it’s a seed from a leafy green plant. Quinoa is packed full of amino acids, vitamins and [...]

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Tomato and Feta Pasta Salad

If you’re looking for the perfect summer pasta salad, look no further.  This easy to make salad is not only beautiful, but delicious.  Make this for a summer time lunch or light dinner.  Ingredients: 1 cup of cooked shell pasta 3/4 cup of multi colored cherry tomatoes – halved 1/2 cup of fresh feta cheese [...]

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Golden Beet and Raspberry Salad

Finish off a sunny day with this bright and georgous salad.  It’s full of flavor and would be a perfect addition to a afternoon brunch.  Want more protein?  Top this dish with grilled tuna seasoned with olive oil, salt and pepper. Ingredients: 1 large or 2 small golden beet 1 handful of golden raspberries ½ avocado, [...]

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Crispy Almond Chicken with Raspberry Salad

Here’s a delicious and simple salad with almond encrusted chicken that’s perfect for a light dinner or lunch.  Ingredients: 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast ½ cup of Tinsley’s brine ½ cup of raw almonds 1/3 cup of panko flakes 1 egg, beaten salt and pepper  Directions: Brine your chicken at least 30 minutes prior to [...]

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Blackberry & Goat Cheese Salad

For a refreshing side salad that’s full of flavor and fun, try my husband’s Blackberry & Goat Cheese Salad. You can add this salad to just about any summertime barbeque event or to accompany a basic pasta salad. It’s easy to make and even easier to eat! Ingredients: Baby spinach – 1/3 – 1/2 bag Red [...]

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