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Marinated Onion, Pomegranate and Goat Cheese Salad

Marinated Baby Vidalia, Pomegranate and Goat Cheese Salad

Marinated Onion, Pomegranate and Goat Cheese Salad

A goat cheese salad recipe with dark greens, marinated onions, pomegranate seeds and an easy cider vinaigrette. Perfect for holiday entertaining!


Caprese Salad with Mozzarella Crisps for Aggie

Caprese Salad with Crispy Mozzarella from

Instead of fresh mozzarella, this caprese salad uses mozzarella that has been baked until crisp and brown like the cheese at the edges of a lasagna pan. This recipe is part of the Virtual Shower for Aggie of Aggie’s Kitchen.


Caesar Salad Spring Rolls

Caesar Salad Spring Rolls: A fun way to have caesar salad as a finger food at your next party. Great for baby and bridal showers and stand up lunches and barbecues. By @cookthestory

These Caesar salad spring rolls are a fun way to serve Caesar salad at a party as a fingerfood. They can be made ahead and are a fun and healthy appetizer. This recipe is part of the #MakeItMine Caesar Salad Challenge.


Need School Lunch Ideas? A Versatile Pasta Salad for #BackToSchoolWeek

New school lunch ideas: A frozen pasta salad that is versatile and can be turned into a soup or baked pasta for lunch or dinner from

Here are some new school lunch ideas: A big batch of make ahead freezable pasta salad. It’s versatile. Use as kids lunches, in soups and in baked pasta. This recipe is part of Back to School Week. Click for this and many more back to school ideas.


Pasta Salad with Garlic, Herbs and Queso Fresco

An easy pasta salad recipe with tomatoes, red peppers and queso fresco by

An easy pasta salad with a quick garlic and herb dressing. Feta is often used on pasta salad but this one has Queso Fresco, with its mozzarella-like flavor instead. Very light and summery.


Sautéed Strawberry Salad with Sugarsnaps & Almonds

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This easy #recipefromtheheart for Strawberry Salad with Sugarsnap Peas, Almonds and Fat-Free Balsamic Dressing is as healthy as it is delicious. Perfect as a quick appetizer or side. Click here for the recipe and to enter to win a KitcheAid Stand Mixer and Ice Cream attachment.


A Warm Salad For Brunch (And To Win Friends)

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#BrunchWeek continues with a slew of giveaways and even more delicious recipes. Today I’m bringing you a warm salad recipe that you can serve for brunch (or anytime!).


Cooking Healthy Appetizer Recipes For Spring

Asian Salad on Crispy Wontons, one of the healthy appetizer recipes I'm brining you for my March Canapé Madness

Finding tasty healthy appetizer recipes can be challenging. Look no further with healthy canapés like this easy little Asian Salad on Crispy Wontons, one of my March Canapé Madness Recipes.


Tabbouleh in the Winter

Warm Winter Tabbouleh Recipe, a healthy recipe, an easy side dish recipe

Tabbouleh is a very summery salad. This version brings it to winter by using warm quinoa, wilted parsley and onions and garlic cooked in olive oil. The lemon is mellower when warm than when cold. Feta cheese brightens it all up a bit.


Quick, Easy, Tasty, Fresh and Spicy for Supper

A Simple Recipe: Use leftovers to make Spinach Spaghetti Salad with Mango and Sriracha Dressing

I don’t know about you but I always seem to have leftover chicken and leftover noodles in the fridge. It’s easy enough to turn the two of them plus some tomato sauce and cheese into a baked pasta for a weeknight dinner. But honestly, that idea makes me bored. So bored. I’m not going to […]

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