Salads

Easy and Useful Take Out for a Friend In Need or New Parents! A La Carte Wraps with Herb Goat Cheese Spread/Sauce or Dressing

  Do you ever have the take your friend dinner dilemma?  What to bring for a new mom or family or friend home recovering after surgery?  Well, join the club!  It’s not easy to find a dish that isn’t loaded with fat and is also easy to keep warm...

Multiplicity! Herb Goat Cheese Spread?, Sauce?, Dressing? You Decide!

   

Quick Spring Appetizer: Endive Salad Bites with Creamy Dijon and Minced Leek Dressing

Just in time for the upcoming spring season, I wanted to create a post for a spring menu that is simple to prepare with no cooking necessary.  Spring time also seems to bring out the brunches, luncheons and ladies gatherings.  This little bite is really tasty and easy, but...

Easy Fall Dressing…Not What You Think?

       Every at home “chef” needs a go to salad dressing to whisk up on a whim for last minute dinner plans or for larger get togethers.  My Zesty Bits dressing packs a powerful flavor punch while still being simple with regard to the ingredients and assembly.  This...

Watermelon Salsa: Two Ways

Well parents, it’s here…Summer Break!  School is out, for us anyways and will be soon for the rest of you!  Many of you will be hitting the roads or sending out an invitation to a fun Memorial weekend gathering.  Because this last 2 weeks of school has been nuts,...

Fresh Veggie Mustard Chicken Salad

Here is the final installment!  A couple of weeks ago I featured the recipe for Beer Braised Pork Loin and Red Cabbage.  That recipe got me thinking….how could I use a healthy vegetable like red cabbage in another dish?  So, last week the Quinoa Salad with Sautéed Red Cabbage...

Quinoa Salad with Sautéed Red Cabbage and Grape Tomatoes

As I promised, here is the quinoa salad recipe I brainstormed on while preparing the Beer Braised Pork Loin and Red Cabbage.  I wanted to find a way to use Red Cabbage and maintain all the healthful benefits of Red Cabbage.  As stated in my recipe post for the...

Fit and Flavorful: Creamy Tarragon Mustard Salad Dressing

Chicken salad is one of my all time favorite bites.  On a hot summer day, I love eating some refreshing and cool chicken salad.  This dressing is also one of my favorites because it utilizes one of my favorite condiments, mustard.  The Dijon and whole-grain mustard adds an extra...

Fall Salad Delight! Spring Mix Salad with Apples, Toasted Walnuts & Fig Dressing

Fall Salad Delight! Spring Mix Salad with Apples, Toasted Walnuts & Fig Dressing

Autumn Dinner Party Menu: The Taste of the Season

Autumn Dinner Party Menu: The Taste of the Season

Autumn is a great time of year to do a dinner party with friends.  First of all, if you are a dinner party novice, avoid the holidays.  There is just to much going on and your friends are pretty worn out from going to things.  The fall, right after...