Category Archives: Salads & Dressings

A variety of salads for every taste bud.

Ancient Grain Salad

Kamut, also called Khorasan wheat or Pharaoh grain, because it was first discovered in ancient Egyptian tombs, is richer in protein than regular wheat and high in nutrients, such as vitamin E, magnesium, and zinc. It adds a rich taste and texture to this flavorful salad. (more…)...
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Homemade Ranch Dressing

Do you like the taste of store bought ranch dressing but you don't like the price? Try making some of your own at home. It only takes a few minutes to whip up a batch. (more…)...
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Spring Pea, Asparagus Mint Salad

This simple recipe blends 4 different greens for a unique salad that’s packed with flavor and nutrition. Asparagus and green peas both contain fiber and folate, two nutrients studied for their cancer-fighting properties. Fresh and frozen produce are both healthy choices. In fact, the process for preparing frozen produce today actually retains much of the...
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Lentil Salad

Lentils make a hearty alternative to meat in veggie burgers, soups and salads like this one. Legumes like lentils are rich in fiber, protein, iron and folate. Plus they’re a low-calorie option if your resolution this year is to watch your weight. This recipe can be ready in less than 30 minutes with relatively no...
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Peach and Basil Salad with Fresh Mozzarella

Our delicious salad marries summer’s juicy, sweet peaches and aromatic basil with slightly briny, velvety fresh mozzarella. This quick to fix, simple salad has an enticing bouquet – peaches are related to roses after all – and lots of vitamin C, beta-carotene, calcium and fiber. It would be peachy-keen to serve as a light main...
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Creamy Cucumber Fennel Salad

This super simple salad features cool English cucumbers, fresh fennel and tangy Greek yogurt. Both cucumbers and fennel contain fiber and water which, by making you feel fuller faster, can help you get to and keep a healthy weight. Greek-style yogurt with a splash of apple cider vinegar makes a light creamy dressing with the...
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