Guam Style Chicken Salad

Marinated in cane vinegar and soy sauce, this succulent grilled chicken salad gets a dose of sweetness and heat from coconut and chiles. Do it hard. 

Kale Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

We bring you a kale salad, full of avocado, quinoa, pomegranate seeds, pecans, and crumbly goat cheese tossed in a Meyer lemon vinaigrette. It’s perfect as a light lunch or even a meatless Monday dinner option. Ingredients 4 cups chopped kale 1 avocado, diced 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 1/2…

Caesar Chicken Salad Squares

The flavors of a chicken Caesar salad are wrapped up in a flaky crescent crust. This recipe originally came from the Brown Hotel in Louisville, KY. I have altered it based on how I have had it served in restaurants in Louisville. This is a good way to use leftover…

Red Cabbage Slaw

Ingredients 8 cups finely shredded red cabbage (about 1 large head) 4 carrots, shredded 1 medium red onion, finely diced 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped almonds Dressing Ingredients: 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon salt 12 cloves garlic and 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 cups light olive oil and ½ cup…

Fall Salad with Apples and Walnuts

Ingredients: 1-1/2 T. champagne or white wine vinegar 1 T. lemon juice 1 T. honey 1 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 dried apricot, finely chopped 3 T. extra-virgin olive oil (can use canola) 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper 4 cups torn green leaf lettuce leaves ¼ c. feta or blue cheese…

Italian Seasoned Croutons

Ingredients: 1 loaf of French bread Cooking spray Italian seasoning (to taste) Garlic powder (to taste) Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cube the French bread into ½” – 1” squares. Spread the cubed bread onto a cookie sheet in a single layer. Liberally spray the cubed bread with cooking…

Greek Salad with Grilled Chicken

During the week, I am always looking for quick and healthy lunches to prepare. Fortunately, I work from home so I have my whole kitchen available to me. I have discovered that salads are one great way to have a healthy lunch. Even better, you can actually prep almost any…

Spinach Parmesan Salad

Ingredients 1 bunch of spinach leaves, torn 1 small red onion, minced 2 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese, grated 2 Tbsp cooking or olive oil 2 Tbsp powdered Parmesan cheese 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, minced Directions Combine spinach, onion, bacon, and fresh Parmesan into…

Waldorf Salad

Ingredients 1 cup apples, diced 1 tsp lemon juice 1 cup celery, diced 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped 1/2 cup mayonnaise (may use reduced fat) 2 tbsp skim milk 1 tsp granulated sugar 1 tsp of love and affection Directions Toss apple pieces in a mixing bowl with…

Tuna, White Bean, and Avocado Salad

Ingredients 1 can (12oz) solid white albacore tuna in water; drained. 1/2 cup diced red onion. 1 tbsp chopped fresh basil leaves. 1 tbsp chopped fresh chives. 1 tbsp olive oil. 1 tbsp lemon juice. 1 tbsp red wine vinegar. 1/2 tsp kosher salt. 1/2 tsp black pepper. 1 cup…