• Beet and Citrus Salad

    Recipe: Beet and Citrus Salad

    Beet and citrus salad – it’s the perfect way to ring in spring. This salad is light, fresh, and packs a punch. It does require a bit of prep, since roasting the beets does take some time, yet other than that, it’s quick and easy. Plus, it holds up well. We enjoy it for dinner with turkey burgers or even breakfast with poached eggs and toast. Okay, let’s get to slicing. Ingredients First, if you haven’t done so already, roast the beets until tender. Once…

  • Cauliflower Fitter Salad

    Recipe: Cauliflower Fritter Salad

    Cauliflower fritter salad – it’s the perfect way to bring freshness and bite to salad time. This salad has a lemon garlic dressing which adds richness to the warm cauliflower fritters. Okay, let’s check out how to make this dinner time (or brunch!) salad. Time to cook! Ingredients First, the cauliflower tots linked above are good! You could of course make your own, yet that’s a lot of work. Right now, we’ve got a few projects on the go both at home and at work,…

  • Hearty Fall Salad

    Recipe: Hearty Fall Salad

    Hearty fall salad time – filled with crisp romaine lettuce, crunchy almond slivers, and juicy red grapes, this is a great salad for your upcoming Thanksgiving dinner. Okay, let’s check out the recipe! Ingredients Dressing First, chop then wash the romaine hearts – you’re looking for bitesized pieces so the salad mixed well. Then, once the lettuce is drying, set it off to the side and toast the almond pieces. I toast them in a naked cast iron pan for about 5 minutes, tossing the…

  • Loaded Kale Salad

    Recipe: Loaded Kale Salad

    Loaded kale salad is a take on the go-to grab bag salad at the grocery store – the one with seven super foods! Here we’ve got some added goodness from turkey bacon to some goat cheese to load things up. Okay, let’s get cooking – I’m hungry! Ingredients First, get out your cast iron skillet and add the butter to a low-medium pan. Add the turkey bacon and cook through, then dice into small bits and set aside. If you’re looking for a more unified…

  • Hearty Winter Salad

    Recipe: Hearty Winter Salad

    Hearty winter salad time. What makes a winter salad? To me it’s got apples, or a dense fruit, some hearty lettuce, and perhaps even some sweet potatoes. This salad doesn’t have any potatoes, yet it’s full of nuts and goodness. Let’s get cooking! Ingredients First, wash and dry the kale and romaine lettuce. Then, cut the kale (stems and all) into thin pieces. Chop the romaine a little larger, into about 1 inch pieces. Next, make the dressing. If you’re going to be eating the…

  • Summer cesar salad - a fresh and fruit filled dish. Let's eat up!

    Recipe: Summer Cesar Salad

    Summer cesar salad – a fresh and fruit filled dish. It’s perfect for summer BBQs, or as a side for lunch. Take out the croutons and replace them with berries, and for the bacon lovers, some hearty peaches or nectarines will add some punch. Let’s get cooking! Ingredients 2 heads of romaine lettuce 2-3 tablespoons of cesar dressing medium nectarine 1/2 cup of blueberries 1/3 cup of parmesan cheese First, chop and wash the lettuce. Then, prep the rest of the ingredients. For the dressing,…

  • or dinner, or even for lunch the next day. You won't be disapointed with this refreshing salad. Okay, let's get cooking!

    Recipe: Mexican Watermelon Salad

    Mexican watermelon salad – this bright and fresh dish is sure to spice up any table! Eat it for breakfast, for dinner, or even for lunch the next day. You won’t be disapointed with this refreshing salad. Okay, let’s get cooking! Also, one thing to note, I haven’t leared how to pick out the perfect jicama yet, so please share your tips below. Cooking Light has some great tips and tricks on how to cook with jicama – check them out if you like this…