Category Archive: Salad

Broccoli, Bacon & Toasted Almond Salad

This is a light and refreshing broccoli salad made without any mayo! I cut back on the amount of sugar and have to admit that I doubled the amount of bacon – but before you think I went overboard on bacon let me tell you that I still only used 2 slices of bacon! Ha, …

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Kicking It Up a Notch With A Kale Waldorf Salad

Sunday I needed to make a salad to take to a dinner at a friends house. They were serving a pork roast so when I saw this recipe for a raw Kale Waldorf salad that included chopped apple and toasted walnuts I knew it would be perfect. Since not everyone loves raisins I subbed dried cranberries and …

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Kale Salad with Pinenuts / Spring Brings Change On The Trail

Have you tried eating raw kale salads? It’s surprisingly delightful – so fresh and crunchy! Kale salads hold up well so you can make a large batch and enjoy it over a few days. That is such a time saver people! Not only is it lovely to eat but it’s a powerhouse of good nutrition and should be …

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What To Do With Leftover Turkey & Cranberry Sauce?

I can handle one or maybe two meals of the leftovers after Thanksgiving but after that I am so ready for some new flavors! Turkey is a fairly neutral flavor so it lends itself well to other cuisines. Go ahead and substitute it in any of your favorite recipes that call for cooked chicken. We had …

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Pear Walnut Blue Cheese Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

It’s pear season and they are so sweet and juicy right now! This recipe was on the Cooking Light web site and it includes so many delicious ingredients. I made a few substitutions to use what I had on hand. I often do that as I hate to run to the grocery store to pick …

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