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Turkey Couscous Salad

No Comments | Written on December 1, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Still working on that leftover turkey, but tired of sandwiches?  This “Turkey Couscous Salad” will transform your leftovers into a healthy lunch you will be excited to enjoy this week!

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Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

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

This gluten-free and vegetarian side dish is a great go-to dish for the holiday season.  Everyone will love this “Roasted Butternut Squash Salad” and it is appropriate for a variety of dietary restrictions.  You can even make it vegan by eliminating the feta cheese.

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Grilled Halloumi and Fennel Salad

3 Comments | Written on July 30, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

At this point in the summer, you have probably grilled just about everything.   But have you tried grilling cheese?

Halloumi is a firm cheese with a high melting point, so it can be fried or grilled.  In this recipe, grilled halloumi is combined with grilled fennel to create an impressive appetizer salad.

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Grilled Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

1 Comment | 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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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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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 Salad Ever! Santa Fe Salsa Salad

5 Comments | Written on January 17, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

We started the 2013 “Best Recipe Ever” contest with a bang!   The first theme was “Best Salad Ever” and the contenders did not disappoint.  We received so many great entries and this beautiful and delicious recipe came out on top.  Congratulations to “Mshivers60” for her “Santa Fe Salsa Salad!”

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Top 10 Salad Recipes

2 Comments | Written on January 8, 2013 at 12:00 am , by

We have assembled our best salad recipes!  There’s a little bit of everything:  cold salads, warm salads, fruit salads, healthy salads, and Caesar salads.  They are healthy, colorful and flavorful.  Give one a try this week!

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Cracker Barrel Easy Peas-y Side Dish

4 Comments | Written on November 21, 2011 at 6:00 am , by

This retro-inspired side dish recipe is not only a great way to encourage kids to eat their veggies, it can also be a great addition to your Thanksgiving table!

Cubes of Cracker Barrel Sharp Cheddar Cheese is tossed with some of your favorite veggies along with some crispy bacon and roasted peanuts for crunch.

Speaking if side dishes, don’t forget the weekly recipe contest theme this week is “Side Dishes!”

For more entertaining ideas and festive tips, be sure to visit our “Host the Holidays” group.  There you will find even more great recipes from Cracker Barrel Cheese!

Easy “Peas-y” Cheddar Chunk and Peanut Salad   (click here to view and print recipe)

12 ounce package frozen peas, thawed
7 ounce can whole kernel corn, drained
1 cup cubed Cracker Barrel Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1/2 cup chopped cooked bacon
1/2 cup roasted peanuts or cashews
1/2 cup diced celery
1/4 cup minced onion
1/3 cup sour cream
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Combine all ingredients in a large serving bowl and stir gently until well mixed.  Cover and refrigerate until serving time.  Serves 8-10.