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Jeanette’s Avocado Salad

Jeanette's Avocado Tomato Salad

Finally summer is upon us and along with the warm weather, comes the cravings to incorporate more delicious salads into your menu! Nothing says summer better than Jeanette’s Avocado Salad!  It is a delicious upgrade to traditional guacamole and can be enjoyed sans the chips that accompany guacamole!  WIN WIN!! I’m so super excited to … Read more

Healthy Coleslaw

Healthy Coleslaw

It’s not the salad that’s unhealthy, it’s what you put on it.  Have you heard that saying before?  This healthy coleslaw takes that notion to a whole other level! Traditional coleslaw is made with mayonnaise and sugar, yikes!  While this recipe has 14 grams of sugar per serving, the majority of that sugar comes from … Read more

Broccoli & Kale Salad

Broccoli & Kale Salad

I can’t even begin to tell you how delicious this broccoli and kale salad is!  And, yes, there’s a back story to this recipe. This salad was one of the dishes prepared for our family dinner after my dear uncle’s memorial service.  I absolutely loved this broccoli and kale salad, and tried to find the … Read more

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad

Okay, I admit, I’ve never been a huge fan of Waldorf salad, that is until now!  I’m not sure if it’s the healthy substitutions that I made or if my taste buds just changed, but whatever the reason, this salad is absolutely delicious! This delish recipe is found on page 38 of my recently published … Read more

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Is a super delicious, nutritious, filling and slightly decadent lunch (or dinner) option. What takes it over the top from being a healthy choice are the anchovies and the mayo in the dressing.  So, we’ve eliminated them here, but the awesome taste remains.  Oh yeah, the croutons have been eliminated too, … Read more

Mixed Green Salad

Mixed Green Salad

I’m a salad fanatic!  Give me a bowl full of mixed green salad and my creative juices start to flow. You can put pretty much ANYTHING on it.  I love to put garbanzo beans, well, pretty much any bean really.  Onion, artichoke, celery, tomato, radish, nuts…..the list could go on forever, so I’m sure you … Read more

Asian Cucumber Salad

Asian Cucumber Salad

Asian Cucumber Salad?  Oh yes please! Ok, so I never said that I was a super chef, or anything chef related for that matter.  I’m just a wife, mother and grandmother who is trying to create some delicious healthy meals for her family. When planning my  dinner of Shrimp with Garlic Sauce, I realized that I … Read more

Aunt Madelaine’s Rainbow Quinoa Salad

Aunt Madelaine's Rainbow Quinoa Salad

Family recipe are the BEST in my opinion, and my Aunt Madelaine’s Rainbow Quinoa Salad is no exception to this. It is packed full of delicious fresh flavors with the quinoa adding great healthy whole grains. This salad is very low in calories, and because the quinoa is very filling, you can eat a good amount … Read more

Broccoli Slaw

Broccoli Slaw

Broccoli Slaw to the rescue! When you’re planning your next picnic or outdoor barbecue, this broccoli slaw would be the PERFECT side to bring along! First, because there’s no mayo in it, and second because it’s just so darned healthy and delicious!  In fact, I barely had time to get it all tossed together before … Read more

Southwestern Salad

Southwestern Salad

Southwestern Salad is…. The absolute PERFECT summer picnic salad.  No mayo to spoil and with light refreshing flavors, they compliment anything you have on your grill! This recipe is the day five (5) lunch recipe of my 7-Day Meal Plan program.  I created the program because after researching the meal plan program provided by recognized authority … Read more

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