Salads

Summer's Best Farmer's Market Fresh Vegetable Salad with Tomatoes and Zucchini
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Summer’s Best Farmer’s Market Vegetable Salad

Whether you grow your own vegetables at home, visit a local farmer’s market for seasonal produce, or shop at your neighborhood grocery store, you simply must add this Farmer’s Market Fresh Vegetable Salad to your menu list while Mother Nature’s bounty of summertime goodness is at it’s peak of flavor! It is truly what summer is all about when it comes to flavor and freshness!

Creamy Avocado Hollandaise Sauce with Oven Roasted Asparagus
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Creamy Avocado Hollandaise Sauce Over Oven Roasted Asparagus

After making the standard hollandaise sauce, the secret to making my Creamy Avocado Hollandaise Sauce is simple. By adding ripe avocado, a splash or two of hot sauce, and finally a squeeze of fresh lime juice for a unique twist on all the other hollandaise sauce recipes out there. Dare to be different! 🙂

Surprise Orzo Pasta Salad with Sweet Corn & Blueberries
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Surprise Chilled Orzo Pasta Salad with Sweet Corn & Blueberries

What goes better with a backyard BBQ or party in the warm weather than a chilled pasta salad? Not much in my book. This recipe for chilled Surprise Orzo Pasta Salad with Sweet Corn and Blueberries is the perfect accompaniment for any kind protein. Or, it can be a vegetarian lovers delight, and stand completely on its own.

Blood Orange and Blueberry Salad
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Antioxidant Rich Blood Orange and Blueberry Salad

I have a confession to make; I’d never even tried a blood orange before making this Blood Orange and Blueberry Salad. Oh sure I’d seen them in the stores often enough, and on other people’s blogs, but since I’m not that fond of eating citrus fruits on their own, I’ve never added them to my shopping cart. Until now!

Creamy Potato Salad with Dill Pickles
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Creamy Homemade Dill Pickle Potato Salad

Here we are at the end of the summer BBQ season and at the front door of tailgating season. What I love about this dill pickle potato salad is that it can carry through the two seasons, seamlessly and effortlessly. Trust me when I tell you that you’ll score big points with family and friends no matter when you serve it!

Colorful Heirloom Tomato Salad
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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Garlic Lemon Infused Olive Oil

This heirloom tomato salad is so good, so fresh, and so loaded with textures and flavors that will explode in your mouth with each and every bite. The crunch from the pistachios, the creaminess of the goat cheese, the sweet and oniony bite of the red onion, the savory earthiness of the fresh thyme, the mild and pungent fragrance of the garlic lemon olive oil, and of course the sweet and juicy garden fresh tomatoes.

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BLT Layered Salad With Homemade Croutons

If you’ve never made your own homemade croutons before I urge you to finally give it a go. The freshness, flavor, and crunch that a homemade crouton provides are about one million percent better than the prepackaged store-bought variety, and they hardly take any time (or effort) to make.