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Garden Salad with Chicken

I made this Garden Salad with Chicken just in time to celebrate SPRING!  Soft and tender lettuce leaves, with sliced apples, dried cherries, and crispy chicken all topped with a fresh buttermilk and tarragon salad dressing. It’s spring! It’s spring!

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Posted in Chicken, Fruit, Main Dish, Salads, Sauces, Side Dish, Vegetable

Cranberry Vinaigrette Dressing

This tangy fresh Cranberry Vinaigrette Dressing is bright, bold, and looks quite stunning on a green salad. Sometimes after looking at a ton of different yummy sweets (and I look at a lot!), instead of breaking into baking mode, the

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Posted in Salads, Sauces, Side Dish, Vegetable

Spinach Strawberry Salad with Shrimp

Rich in vitamins and minerals, spinach salads are a classic easy and delicious meal or side dish. This Spinach Strawberry Salad with Shrimp was topped with a lite poppyseed dressing and was a full meal for my family. I even had some

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Posted in Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish

Grilled Ginger-Sesame Chicken Salad

Grilled Ginger-Sesame Chicken Salad can be served as a main or side dish. The marinade also serves as the dressing, a perfect quick mid-week meal. It’s a busy time of year. Schools are finishing up their final weeks of class,

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Posted in Chicken, Main Dish, Salads

Taco Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

As summer gets closer, my intake of hearty salads increases. I’m really lucky to live in an area that offers three different days during the week where I can shop at our Farmer’s Market. I load up on organic greens,

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Posted in beef, Main Dish, Salads, Sauces

Iceberg Wedge with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

Blue cheese and bacon: two peas in a pod, a match made in heaven, made for each other. Yep, they are meant to be together forever. This simple salad will pair nicely with any dish you might be serving, and

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Posted in Salads, Sauces, Side Dish

Pomegranate, Apple, and Beet Salad

Happy New Year! I hope your holiday season was filled with all the things that bring you joy. Sometimes the end of the year leaves me feeling overwhelmed and frankly, exhausted from trying to squeeze everything that I would like

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Posted in Holidays, Salads

Pomegranate Glazed Salmon Salad and a new kitchen!

Pacific Grove, CA where I live is little town filled with a mix of cute historic cottage homes, and older homes, like mine (est. 1964), which means we are in perpetual update mode! Over the years we’ve added carpet, bamboo

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Posted in Main Dish, Salads

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