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Grilled Chilli Lime Chicken Fajita Salad - Cafe Delites. Mixed Greens with Walnuts and Dried Cranberries. Mary Anne here.

Mixed Greens with Walnuts and Dried Cranberries

Salad is the simplest of all preparations, and as far as I’m concerned, no dinner is complete without one. Green Bean Salad with Basil, Balsamic, and Parmesan Recipe. Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Do you garden?

Green Bean Salad with Basil, Balsamic, and Parmesan Recipe

The first of my green beans are starting to appear. The vines have already grown up the bamboo trellis that lines the side yard fence, and have reached up and over the fence, meaning my neighbor may get as many beans from my plants as I do. I never know how the beans are going to cook up, even if they are from my own garden. This means they’re fresh. I had garden beans last year that still weren’t tender after 20 minutes of boiling. Ideally, young, fresh green beans should be just cooked after a minute or two.

Here’s a tip. That’s why if you want green beans that stay green, cook them 6 minutes or less, and then plunge them into ice water to stop the cooking. Tomato Salad with Grilled Corn, Feta, and Hazelnuts Recipe on Food52. Cooking is more fun with friends.

Tomato Salad with Grilled Corn, Feta, and Hazelnuts Recipe on Food52

Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join. Let's GoLearn more Join Our Community Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Sign Up ♦ 85  Save ▴ If you like it, save it! Save and organize all of the stuff you love in one place. Got it! Roasted Potato Salad with Mustard-Walnut Vinaigrette Recipe on Food52. Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts, Apple, and Dried Cranberries Recipe on Food52. Cooking is more fun with friends.

Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts, Apple, and Dried Cranberries Recipe on Food52

Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join. Let's GoLearn more Join Our Community Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Sign Up. Garden Fresh Tomato Basil Salad with Halloumi Cheese from a CleverCajun Recipe on Food52. Spiralized Apple and Cabbage Slaw. This beautiful apple and cabbage slaw is sweet, bright and crisp, the perfect side dish to any meal and great to bring to a potluck.

Spiralized Apple and Cabbage Slaw

You don’t need a spiralizer to make this, you can of course core and cut the apples into thin strips, but if you have one, use it because it’s so much easier and quicker to do! No coring, and the seeds just pop out. II used the thicker blade on my Paderno Spiral Vegetable Slicer to make my apple zoodles, which are not just for zucchini! I just remove the stems and place the thicker end in the little spokes for a better grip. Then spiralize and quickly add the dressing so the apples don’t brown (lemon juice works too).

The poppy seed dressing is the perfect finish to this slaw, hope you enjoy! Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad recipe. German Potato Salad with Dill recipe. Balsamic Green Bean Salad. I used to be a very picky eater as a kid.

Balsamic Green Bean Salad

My siblings as well. To this day, though we are all grown adults now, my stepdad still doesn’t like to have spaghetti for dinner because we requested it so much. BUT. But. Every summer, we would go into the garden and eat fresh-picked green beans and peas like candy. Fast forward twenty years and I still love green beans. For choosing green beans, when you bend them you want them to snap, which ensures that they are fresh.

In this recipe the green beans are quickly blanched in boiling water and then cooled in an ice bath to stop the cooking. Low Fat Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing. Nothing beats the flavor of homemade salad dressing.

Low Fat Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

Making your own salad dressing gives you control of what ingredients go into it. Serve this with a wedge of iceberg lettuce, as a dip for skinny buffalo wings or one of my favorite ways to enjoy this is on a roast beef sandwich on a good whole wheat crusty bread with arugula. Low Fat Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes Servings: 8 • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons • Points +: 1 pt • Smart Points: 2 Calories: 46.8 • Fat: 3.0 g • Protein: 2.8 g • Carb: 2.2 g • Fiber: 0.3 g Ingredients: 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese6 oz fat free Greek yogurt1 tbsp light mayonnaise1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp white wine vinegar1/8 teaspoon garlic powdersalt and freshly ground black pepper. Black Bean, Avocado, Cucumber and Tomato Salad. A touch of lime and a little cilantro makes this a perfect companion for grilled chicken or steak.

Black Bean, Avocado, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Serve this as a side dish or also delicious served as a dip with nachos. My girlfriend made this recently at a party and I couldn’t stop eating it. I knew I had to make it here. The cucumbers give this a wonderful fresh summer flavor. Zesty Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad. Talk about a light and refreshing salad that requires no cooking!

Zesty Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Lime juice and cilantro are the key ingredients to creating this wonderful, healthy salad you’ll want to make all summer long. Made with cooked peeled shrimp and the freshest ingredients – avocados, tomatoes, red onion, cilantro and chopped jalapeño tossed with some freshly squeezed lime juice and a touch of olive oil. I’m remaking this from the archives for lunch today, so I took the opportunity to re-shoot this since the photos needed some updating. Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Bowl. Grilled shrimp, corn, peppers and zucchini topped with fresh avocado and lime juice – an easy light salad you’ll want to make all summer long.

Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Bowl

If you were watching my Snapchat yesterday, you might recognize this salad I made for lunch. I cooked this on my outdoor grill, but this can also be made on an indoor grill pan. Served warm, I simply drizzle this with a little lime juice on top, but balsamic would also be a delicious alternative. It’s. Classic Coleslaw Dressing recipe. Iceberg Wedges with Grilled Bacon and Croutons recipe. Roasted Curried Apple Potato Salad recipe.

Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad recipe. Summer Tomatoes, Corn, Crab and Avocado Salad. A wonderful summer salad made with lump crab meat, summer tomatoes, sweet charred roasted corn, cilantro, hot peppers and zesty lime juice. Serve this over mixed greens or tostadas as a main dish or you can put this in martini glasses as a fancy appetizer. This is perfect to bring to a potluck, or you can halve the recipe for less servings. Fresh crab is always best but if that’s not available near you, canned lump crab would do. For the corn, you can roast the corn on the grill, or if you are lucky enough to live near a Trader Joe’s, they sell roasted frozen corn which is such a convenience. Beyond Olive Oil & Vinegar: 10 More Ways to Make a Vinaigrette.

(Image credit: Erin Alderson) The greatest treasure of early spring, in my opinion, is fresh salad greens of all sorts. I can hardly wait for my farmers market to open so I can see what varieties of arugula, baby chard, butter lettuce, and other greens will grace the salad bowl. Fresh greens also inspire me to get a little more creative with my homemade salad vinaigrettes. This doesn't have to be complicated; sometimes just switching out the olive oil or the vinegar for something fresher will give you a really memorable result.

(Image credit: Anjali Prasertong) The Vinaigrette Formula First of all, let's review the basic vinaigrette formula. Sweet Potato Chickpea Wraps. 2 medium sweet potatoes, about 2 pounds 1 medium onion, sliced 3 cups cooked chickpeas or 2-15 ounce cans 1 medium apple 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 tablespoons water or broth 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons tamari or soy sauce 1 ½ teaspoons smoked paprika. GRILLED VEGGIES COUSCOUS SALAD. Serves 6 as a side Dressing: ¼ cup apple juice ¼ cup soy sauce or tamari* ¼ cup olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Green Goddess Dressing. Impress Your Dinner Guests With This Roasted Veggie Salad.