Napa cabbage, Mango and Bacon Salad

Even though it’s still a little cold out there it doesn’t stop us from having a delicious salad.  Salads are so versatile you can add pretty much anything you desire.  This one is super easy and refreshing with a hint of sweetness from the mangos and orange juice dressing.  I hope you enjoy. Ingredients: 1 head…

Panzanella

Panzanella salad is probably one of my favorites to have anytime during the year. It’s such a versatile salad in which you can add grilled vegetables or roasted veggies. To make it a little bit healthier I went ahead and used a whole wheat sprouted bread. It’s a super easy lunch or dinner to get…

Dates and Kerrygold cheese salad

Sponsored Post I think salads are fun to create. The toppings and dressing are endless possibilities. My new found interest has been roasting dates or figs.  They just compliment a salad so well; especially if you’re adding delicious Kerrygold cheese. I also went ahead and made homemade croutons using Kerrygold butter, giving the croutons that…

Red Lentil Pasta Salad

Memorial Day is just a couple of weeks away, which means BBQ season is in full swing.  One of the most popular sides at a BBQ are those delicious pasta salads.  The ideas of what to create for a pasta salad are endless.  I personally love adding fresh herbs to mine.  It makes for added freshness and taste.  To…

Grilled Pineapple spinach salad

I’m excited to be part of the Food Network dish series called “Sensational Sides.”  In this post I wanted to share a delicious green salad with grilled pineapple.  Adding fruits to the salad gives it that extra delicious flavor.  This is great as a side or for a main course.  Try grilling different fruits and…

Ribbon Asparagus Salad

Seems like everyone is still on the kick on eating healthy this year. I have been trying to add more raw veggies into my diet. This asparagus salad has become a favorite in my house. Not only does it look beautiful, but it tastes amazing and refreshing. The salad goes great with a side of…

Fennel Salad

This is such an easy and refreshing salad to enjoy either for lunch, dinner or even for BBQ party. A lot of people don’t think about using fennel as a main ingredient in a salad.  The taste is very refreshing with some hints of licorice.  Fennel is great because it retains its crunchy texture longer than most…

Couscous Salad

  This little salad is great for lunch, or goes well along side a steak, chicken or seafood dinner.  The nutritional value of this salad is a plus as well.  You can add any bean to it to jazz it up anyway you like. It’s something easy to make for a weeknight as well.  As a…

Asian Smoked Salmon Salad

In our summer months a lot of us don’t feel like cooking.  It’s just too hot; So we turn our attention to salads. I know people think that salads are boring after a while.  Well here is a great salad that will keep your taste buds bursting.  This can also be done with chicken breast or tofu…

Garlic Chicken Salad

This salad is great as a starter to a meal or on its own.  Simple but yet satisfying with lots of great flavor.  Dip chicken into some whole wheat flour and on to a skillet, then cook up until it has a nice golden brown color.  I make my own dressing with fresh garlic, salt, pepper…

Salad with Leftover Chicken

Did you ever wonder what to do with leftover chicken?  Well there are so many things.  You can shred the chicken and add it to tacos, or make some stir fry etc.  But the other day I decided to make some fresh homemade salad.  I added leftover chicken (I shredded the chicken), beets, romania lettuce, shredded carrots,…