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  • Asparagus Salad with Mimosa Vinaigrette

    Asparagus Salad with Mimosa Vinaigrette ~ this healthy salad is simple enough for every day, but elegant enough for entertaining, or a romantic date night in.…

  • Red Cabbage and Dill Slaw

    Red Cabbage and Dill Slaw ~ this colorful coleslaw will be your go-to side dish this summer, it goes with anything and everything…I say skip the deli counter and make your…

  • Grilled Chicken Greek Salad

    Grilled Chicken Greek Salad

    Grilled Chicken Greek Salad ~ if you love a great main course salad then try this healthy 30 minute meal made with lean grilled chicken breast!  It’s a light, low carb,…

  • Cowboy Caviar ~ whether you call it Texas caviar, black bean salsa, black eyed pea salad, or Southwestern bean salad, this cross between a salsa and a salad is just plain GOOD!

    Cowboy Caviar Recipe

    Cowboy Caviar ~ whether you call it Texas caviar, black bean salsa, black-eyed pea salad, or Southwestern bean dip, this all-American cross between a salsa and a salad is just plain…

  • Spring Salad with Edible Blossoms

    Spring Salad with Edible Flowers

    Spring Salad with Edible Flowers ~ this simple side dish is spring in a bowl ~ I’ll show you how to identify, source, and use edible flowers to make this celebratory…

  • Hawaiian Poke Bowls with Canned Tuna

    Rainbow Poke Bowl with Canned Tuna

    Rainbow Poke Bowl with canned tuna ~ you can have this colorful and healthy Hawaiian favorite any time, anywhere, without having to source sushi grade raw fish ~ it’s a win…

  • Grilled Baby Bok Choy

    Grilled Baby Bok Choy

    Grilled Baby Bok Choy is a one minute wonder — a quick stint on a searing hot grill turns an under-appreciated veggie into a rock star — a little bit of…

  • My colorful and crunchy Mediterranean Bean Salad is the perfect side salad ~ it'll take you through picnic and barbecue season with ease, and you'll want to make up a big batch to keep in the fridge for quick and healthy lunches, too, it's packed with protein!

    Mediterranean Bean Salad

    My colorful and crunchy Mediterranean Bean Salad is the perfect side salad ~ it’ll take you through picnic and barbecue season with ease, and you’ll want to make up a big…

  • Spicy Citrus Salad with Black Olives ~ this healthy Mediterranean fruit salad is packed with the sunny flavors of the Mediterranean!

    Spicy Citrus Salad with Black Olives

    Spicy Citrus Salad with Black Olives ~ this glorious salad in the Mediterranean tradition is an experience not to be missed.  It’s proof positive that not all fabulous salads are leafy…

  • Broccoli and Blueberry Pasta Salad

    Blueberry and Broccoli Pasta Salad

    Blueberry and Broccoli Pasta Salad with a tangy Lemon Buttermilk Dressing ~ spring forward with this colorful and healthy pasta salad made with Chickapea gluten free pasta, lots of fruits and…

  • Dill Pickle Potato Salad

    Dill Pickle Potato Salad

    Dill Pickle Potato Salad ~ this creamy potato salad packed with pickles will become your favorite spring and summer side, perfect for barbecues, picnics, and potlucks ~ better print off lots…

  • Firecracker Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    Firecracker Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    Low carb eating just got a whole lot more interesting with my Firecracker Chicken Lettuce Wraps!  Who needs rice when you’ve got fresh crunchy lettuce leaves?  Everybody’s going to come back…

  • Thai Beef Salad, a tangy and spicy salad made with sliced steak, fresh herbs, and a spicy garlic and ginger dressing ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Thai Beef Salad

    Thai Beef Salad ~ it’s in a league all by itself, with ribbons of rare steak, tons of fresh herbs like basil, mint, and cilantro, feathery slices of red onion, crunchy…

  • Hearty and healthy Falafel Salad Bowl is a protein rich Middle Eastern main course salad ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Falafel Salad Bowl

    My Falafel Salad Bowl is such a fabulous vegetarian main course salad, it makes Meatless Monday everybody’s favorite night of the week! This Falafel Salad Bowl is inspired by one of…

  • How to Make the Perfect Salad Nicoise ~ a colorful and healthy main course salad ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make the Perfect Niçoise Salad

    How to Make the Perfect Niçoise Salad ~ this healthy main course tuna salad is one of the best ever invented… it’s colorful, protein packed, and so satisfying ~ the French…

  • Shaved Winter Vegetable Salad ~ a beautiful, crunchy, healthy salad for the colder months ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Shaved Winter Vegetable Salad

    Shaved Winter Vegetable Salad ~ have you ever seen a prettier salad?  Paper thin rounds of winter root veggies are stacked and then lightly dressed with olive oil and a balsamic…

  • Healthy and colorful Tuna Salad Mason Jars ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Healthy Layered Tuna Salad Jars

    Want to make everyone at work jealous?  Pack one of these colorful and super healthy layered Tuna Salad Jars for lunch ~ they’re a delicious cure for the brown bag blues!…

  • Ancient Grain Salad made with farro, wild rice, and quinoa ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Vegan Ancient Grain Salad

    This pretty vegan Ancient Grain Salad is so versatile, it goes from holiday table to working lunch without skipping a beat, and it’s as healthy as it is stunning. save the…

  • Albacore Buddha Bowl Recipe ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Healthy Albacore Tuna Buddha Bowls

    I make my quick and easy Albacore Tuna Buddha Bowls with pantry staples, and they’re packed with flavor, protein, and vibrant nutrition.…

  • Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayo ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayonnaise

    Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayonnaise is an unexpected delight — everybody is going to beg for the recipe for this fun twist on a lunchtime classic, and the mayo is…

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

    Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing – 5 everyday ingredients that add up to one powerhouse secret weapon in the kitchen – this lemon vinaigrette wakes up almost anything with a blast…

  • Salmon and Zucchini Burgers ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Salmon and Zucchini Burgers

    Salmon and Zucchini Burgers are tender and juicy atop a fresh watercress and blueberry salad.  This recipe turns leftover salmon into an elegant 30 minute meal, and it’s the perfect way…

  • Couscous Almondine Salad with a spiced lemon vinaigrette is a complete departure from your everyday pasta salad! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Couscous Almondine Salad

    Couscous Almondine Salad is a completely new take on your same old pasta salad ~ this no mayo recipe is perfect for summer barbecues, potlucks, and picnics…it’s an easy side dish…

  • Basil Salad with Tomatoes is a clelbration of summer's best produce! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Basil Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes

    Basil Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes is a celebration of mid-summer, when the basil is going gangbusters and heirloom tomatoes are in their glory days.  This is a simple, healthy salad that…

  • Spicy Rainbow Slaw recipe | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Spicy Rainbow Slaw

    This healthy Spicy Rainbow Slaw with a tangy lemon yogurt dressing is made with red and green cabbage, bell peppers, watermelon radishes, jicama, and a touch of jalapeno complements any summer…

  • Zoodle Pad Thai | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Zoodle Pad Thai Salad

    Zoodle Pad Thai Salad is a refreshing low carb version of the beloved Thai street food, made with spiralized zucchini. I’m a huge pad Thai fan, I always order it in…

  • 'Everythinng' Croutons are full of big flavor and crunch! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    ‘Everything’ Croutons

    Everything Croutons will take your salad from bunny food to bodacious with their big bold crunch and outrageous flavor.  Everybody loves everything!…

  • Israeli Pasta Salad | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Israeli Pasta Salad

    Israeli Pasta Salad is a mash-up of two of my favorite summer salads, it’s packed with veggies and is the perfect make-ahead potluck  or bbq dish– it actually gets better after…

  • New Potato Salad with 30-Second Aioli is a super creamy, garlicky salad made with a from scratch aioli that takes just seconds to make! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    New Potato Salad with 30 Second Aioli

    New Potato Salad with 30 Second Aioli is the potato salad of your dreams, made with an extraordinary creamy and garlicky aioli, from scratch.  Summer is about to get a whole…

  • Brat with Sweet Vidalia Onion Slaw --- yum!

    Sweet Vidalia Onion Slaw

    Sweet Vidalia Onion Slaw is an utterly simple, utterly brilliant side for your next picnic, barbecue, or potluck  — the famously mellow onions are sliced paper thin and tossed with a…

  • Easy to asemble and healthy Layered Rainbow Salad can be made a head before a picnic, potluck, or barbecue.

    Layered Rainbow Salad

    This Layered Rainbow Salad with a creamy buttermilk poppy seed dressing is a crowd pleasing layered salad that can be assembled ahead of time so it’s perfect for picnics, potlucks, and…

  • Skinny Broccoli Salad

    Skinny Broccoli Salad is a healthier version of a potluck favorite, made lighter but just as yummy, with  a homemade Greek yogurt ranch dressing.…

  • 7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    Take your salad from so-so to stunning with these 7 tips — and when something looks this fabulous and fresh it’s a pleasure to serve, and even more fun to eat.…

  • Shaved Apple and Radish Salad

    Shaved Apple and Radish Salad

    The pastel shades of this Shaved Apple and Radish Salad just scream spring — it’s perfect for a Mother’s Day or Easter brunch, or maybe a date night dinner for two…

  • Healthy Fattoush Salad

    Fattoush Salad

    My Fattoush salad recipe is a chunky Mediterranean salad full of healthy veggies and crunchy toasted pita bread — a tangy lemon-sumac dressing makes the dish sing.…

  • Saffron Chicken and herb Salad from Jerusalem

    Saffron Chicken & Herb Salad

    Saffron Chicken & Herb Salad is a unique and explosive combination of flavors — I guarantee it’s like no other chicken salad you’ve ever had!…

  • Deconstructed Hummus Salad

    Deconstructed Hummus Salad

    Deconstructed Hummus Salad is a simple chickpea salad with all the components of a great hummus, and I think you’ll find lots of other uses for the creamy lemon tahini dressing,…

  • Blood Orange and Jicama Salad is a light refreshing winter salad

    Blood Orange and Jicama Salad

    Blood Orange and Jicama Salad is a refreshing mix of juicy citrus and crunchy jicama — it’ll make you forget all about the mid-February blues and give you a healthy dose…

  • Jeweled Tabbouleh Salad

    Jeweled Tabbouleh

    My Jeweled Tabbouleh Salad is a healthy Mediterranean cracked wheat recipe studded with colorful, gem-like dried fruits and nuts. This festive no mayo whole grain salad is perfect for both holiday…

  • Kale, Lentil and Salmon Salad Bowl

    Salmon Bowl with Kale and Lentils

    There’s something so tactile and satisfying about dinner in a bowl.. a meal like this Salmon Bowl with Kale and Lentils that you can cradle in your hands and eat cross-legged…

  • Harvest Kale Salad with Pomegranate Allspice Dressing

    Harvest Salad with Pomegranate Allspice Dressing

    Harvest Salad with Pomegranate Allspice Dressing because salad love doesn’t stop when the calendar switches over to fall…this healthy and colorful salad is perfect for the holidays!…

  • Mexican Street Corn Salad

    Mexican Street Corn Salad

    Mexican Street Corn Salad is a must-try before the summer’s out. It’s patterned after the popular Mexican street food ‘elote’, which is basically seasoned corn on the cob. The corn is…

  • Pasta Salad with salami, ham, and bacon

    Meat Lovers Pasta Salad

    Meat Lovers Pasta Salad ~ yes, real men DO eat pasta, and it’s this hearty pasta salad!   Real women love it too ;)…

  • New Potato and Egg Salad is the perfect side for so many summer meals.

    New Potato Salad with Eggs and Mustard

    New Potato Salad with Eggs and Mustard ~ this gutsy potato salad will up your hamburger and hotdog game all spring and summer, and will quickly become your new favorite ~…

  • Grilled wild Salmon Salad

    Grilled Wild Salmon Salad

    Grilled Wild Salmon Salad is a wonderfully fresh and healthy main course salad ~ make it right on the stove top in a grill pan and enjoy all year long! *The…

  • Irish Fish Cakes with a homemade Tartar Sauce

    Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce

    Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce ~ these are traditional, old fashioned fish cakes and they’re a great example of authentic Irish country cooking. Packed with tender flakes of…

  • strawberry jalapeno steak salad

    Strawberry Jalapeño Marinated Flank Steak Salad

     This Strawberry Jalapeño Marinated Flank Steak Salad is a deliciously gorgeous way to welcome warm weather.  It’s a main course salad that really packs a punch when it comes to flavor…

  • Israeli Chopped Salad is a great example of the healthy vibrant cuisine of the Mediterranean

    Israeli Chopped Salad

    Israeli Chopped Salad ~ this healthy Middle Eastern chopped vegetable salad is the perfect dish for summer gatherings because there’s no mayo to spoil, and the veggies retain their crunch for…

  • bulgar wheat and parsley make up a wonderful Tabouleh Salad

    Tabbouleh

    Tabbouleh is a fresh wheat and parsley salad that has been a fixture of Middle Eastern cuisine for centuries.  This delicious classic salad never gets old……

  • O Olive Oil & Vinegars

    American Artisans: O Olive Oil

     O Olive Oil is the eighth in my Sunday series featuring American Artisans. There are so many exceptionally talented craftspeople, designers, and small companies across the country who share my love…

  • finger salad cups with rhubarb vinaigrette

    Individual Salad Cups with Rhubarb Vinaigrette

    Individual Salad Cups with Rhubarb Vinaigrette are perfect for entertaining, whether you’re having a family picnic, throwing a wedding shower, or hosting a spring brunch.  But make a few extra to…

  • colorul and super healthy chopped salad

    Chopped Salad with Spicy Tomato Vinaigrette

    Chopped Salad with Spicy Tomato Vinaigrette ~ who in their right mind doesn’t love a great chopped salad?  This one has it all, and then some, making it a light and…

  • Grapefruit Mayonnaise

    Shrimp Salad with Grapefruit Mayonnaise

    This unique Shrimp Salad with Grapefruit Mayonnaise is light and refreshing, and full of zesty flavor ~ the grapefruit mayonnaise is one of my 30 second miracle recipes!…

  • Spring Kale and Herb Salad with edible flowers

    Purple Kale and Pansy Salad

    Purple Kale and Pansy Salad ~ edible flowers like colorful pansies can turn a salad from so-so to sensational.  Use them as a garnish on all kinds of dishes this spring!…

  • caprese salad with micro basil

    Caprese Salad in a Jar

    Caprese Salad in a Jar ~ a cute and handy way of serving up one of summer’s best salads!  These individual tomato, basil, and mozzarella salads can be used as portable…