Salads

From Market to Table! Garden Chopped  Salad

From Market to Table! Garden Chopped Salad

GARDEN CHOPPED SALAD! From Market to Table I love Farmers open market, especially in the summer! I can’t get enough of all the fresh fruits and vegetables that are available especially the tomatoes, corn, strawberries, and peaches. Fresh herbs are available in...

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New Twist on the Wedge Salad!

New Twist on the Wedge Salad!

NEW TWIST ON THE WEDGE SALAD WITH CREAMY BLUE CHEESE DRESSING INGREDIENTS Serves 4 2/3-cup buttermilk 1-cup low-fat sour cream 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 6 ounces of really good blue cheese 1/8-teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon...

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HOLIDAY SALAD FOR THANKSGIVING!

HOLIDAY SALAD FOR THANKSGIVING!

Holiday Salad This is a perfect salad to serve for your Thanksgiving Day meal. The salad leaves are hearty so they will hold up well. I like to serve this salad because the endive and lettuce are slightly bitter and stays crunchy,  it blends nicely with the sweetness...

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Shaved Fennel and Parmesan Salad

Shaved Fennel and Parmesan Salad

Shaved Fennel and Parmesan Salad Fennel is a crunchy yet delicate licorice flavorful bulbous vegetable root with a tall, wispy fronded tops that looks like dill. I like to use the fronds as a garnish in the salad! I posted an interesting article on the surprising...

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EASY AND FLAVORFUL SALAD DRESSING

EASY AND FLAVORFUL SALAD DRESSING

Salad dressings should never overpower your salad. You want salad dressing to add a clean light taste to your earthy greens that are not overly creamy, garlicky or oily. It defeats the whole purpose of a fresh salad.  It's important to mix your salad and eat it right...

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CUCUMBER & ZUCCHINI CARPACCIO!

CUCUMBER & ZUCCHINI CARPACCIO!

CUCUMBER & ZUCCHINI CARPACCIO  This is my go-to salad for the whole month of August when cucumbers and zucchinis are at their peak of flavor. I go to the farmers market to pick mine and always buy organic. Because they are vine-ripened you can taste the clean,...

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