summer salad

Brown Rice and Edamame Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

June 24, 2015 Salads/Sides

Hello, friends, and I apologize for the 6-week hiatus! I will not bore you with the details of the exciting life I lead, which has repeatedly pulled me away from the kitchen (and, therefore, the blog). Suffice it to say that the final weeks of school have me on the run. If you don’t live […]

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Layered Bacon Ranch Salad and Happy Birthday To Me!

July 17, 2013 Bacon

Bacon Ranch Salad. I bet I  had you at ‘bacon.’ Need I say more? Well, duh, yes.  It’s ME after all. While I will get to this Layered Bacon Ranch Salad – a delicious and easy summer salad – in just a mo’, I thought you’d all like to know that in my quest to live […]

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Green Bean, Bacon, and Pasta Salad

June 25, 2012 Vegetables

It’s been a bit since I’ve shared a new bacon recipe. Check this out!  You’ve got pasta, red grapes, and green beans all mingling with crisp bacon and nutty pecans, tossed in a tangy/sweet cole slaw type dressing. Delish!  This hearty salad is perfect for summer and great with grilled anything. We had it along side teriyaki […]

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Holy Broccoli! (a.k.a. Broccoli Sunshine Salad)

April 20, 2012 General

Broccoli Sunshine Salad. Sounds amazing doesn’t it? It is! But first, a story on how this salad entered my life 🙂 Back in the early 90’s, I was the clinical dietitian at a small nursing home and retirement center for the Sisters of Charity order of nuns. It was a curious place to work, virtually […]

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Lemon-Basil Quinoa Salad

March 22, 2012 General

70’s and 80’s in March??  You just never know what’s going to happen with weather in New England.  All I know is this crazy warm weather is getting me in the mood for grilling and making cool side salads.  Last night’s supper was the always-delicious Crazy Lime Chicken along with the final bits of a delicious […]

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