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Easy Salad Recipes

Grilled Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

No Comments | Written on July 29, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

This salad feels like summertime in a bowl.  There is an abundance of zucchini this time of year, and I am always on the lookout for new ways to prepare meals on the grill.   It makes and elegant and healthy side dish for summer fare, or even just simple lunch that can be enjoyed right out of the fridge.

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Israeli Couscous Salad

No Comments | Written on July 21, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

On busy weekdays, I like to have ready made lunch choices in the refrigerator.   That way when I am working on a project or coming back from running errands, I don’t have to worry about cooking.

Cold salads are a great choice and I have recently become a big fan of Israeli couscous, also known as pearl couscous.  These little pasta balls are much larger than the fine couscous you might be familiar with from North African cuisines.

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Southwest Quinoa Salad with Avocado

No Comments | Written on June 25, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

This crisp and fresh salad can be a stunning side dish to summer fare, or a satisfying lunch thats easy to pack for work or school.

Plus, it just happens to be gluten-free and vegan!

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Santorini Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing

1 Comment | Written on June 10, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

This recipe is a fresh take on a classic Greek salad.  Cucumbers, radishes, and red onion are tossed with a creamy but light dressing made with Greek yogurt, fresh herbs and feta cheese.

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Toasted Cumin Southwest Salad Dressing

1 Comment | Written on June 3, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Why settle for prepared dressings in a bottle, when it is so easy to make your own fresh salad dressings in minutes!  This recipe is one of my favorites.  The special twist?  Toasted cumin seeds…

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Avocado, Orange and Jicama Salad – Best Blogger Salad Contest Winner

1 Comment | Written on February 28, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Yesterday we announced the Reader’s Choice winner in our Best Salad Recipes Ever contest.  Today, we are excited to reveal the Editor’s Choice!

Our judges selected this unique “Avocado, Mandarin Orange and Jicama Salad with Key Lime Dressing” as the winner of $1,000 and an upcoming 1-page spread in a magazine.  She is also now in the running for the grand prize – a trip to the BHG headquarters and a tour of the test kitchens!  Congratulations to Cheryl Lee from Black Girl Chef’s Whites!  (Check out that awesome badge on her homepage!)

Do YOU want fame and fortune from your recipes?  Check out our latest contest and enter ASAP!  Deadline is February 28th.  http://www.betterrecipes.com/contests

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Broccoli Slaw Salad – Best Blogger Salad Reader’s Choice Winner

2 Comments | Written on February 27, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Last month, we asked our members to submit their Best Salad Recipes Ever.  We were blown away by all the fresh and colorful entries!

Today we are proud to announce the Reader’s Choice winner.  Congratulations to Rebekah Gusman from Decadently Fit on her winning “Broccoli Slaw Salad!’”

Do YOU want fame and fortune from your recipes?  Check out our latest contest and enter ASAP!  Deadline is February 28th.  http://www.betterrecipes.com/contests

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Best Bean Recipe Ever – Santa Fe Bean and Barley Salad

6 Comments | Written on August 9, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Last week we put out a call for your Best Bean Recipes in our $10,000 “Best Recipe Ever” contest.  After much deliberation our judges decided on a colorful and healthy bean salad that is perfect for a light summertime lunch or backyard barbecue side dish.  Congratulations to “smtndmt637” for her award-winning “Santa Fe Bean and Barley Salad!”

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Italian Wedge Salad

1 Comment | Written on June 26, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Who wants to cook on these hot summer days?  Salads are usually the answer, and nothing is easier than a retro iceberg lettuce wedge salad.  Wedge salads are usually thought of as being smothered in dressing, with bacon,  cherry tomatoes, and maybe a sliced hard-boiled egg alongside.  How about a refreshing version with a modern Italian twist to keep your kitchen cool and tantalize your taste buds?

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Kale Caesar Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing

9 Comments | Written on March 20, 2013 at 12:00 am , by

Kale is a super food…

Greek Yogurt is super trendy…

Why not combine them both into one super trendy, super food salad?

If you love the tangy zing of a classic Caesar Salad, but not the added fat and calories from the heavy dressing, then this recipe is for you!

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