Beet, Feta and Blood Orange Salad

Print Beet, Feta and Blood Orange Salad Course Salad Ingredients 4 small to medium beets roasted, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces 4 blood oranges regular oranges will also work. 3 ounces crumbled feta or goat cheese Cilantro garnish optional Salt and pepper to taste. Dressing 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon champagne […]

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Panzanella – Italian Bread Salad

Panzanella – Italian Bread Salad Delicious, light but satisfying, and a great way to use your old bread and fresh veggies. ½ loaf of Italian or rustic bread, somewhat stale is ok, rock hard isn’t. Cut into bite size cubes and toast in oven at 350 until crisp. 1 cup chopped tomatoes ½ cup chopped […]

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Arugula, Strawberry, Radish and Goat Cheese Salad

Arugula, Strawberry, Radish and Goat Cheese Salad – serves 2 2 cups arugula 6-8 fresh strawberries, lightly rinsed right before serving, sliced 2-3 small radishes, cut into strips 2 tbs of crumbled goat cheese, you can also use blue or Roquefort, parmesan or asiago. 2 tbs or pine nuts (optional) Balsamic vinaigrette (recipe follows) Lightly […]

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Watermelon Arugula Salad

Watermelon Arugula Salad – serves 4 1 cup seedless watermelon cubed or cut with a melon baller 1/3 cup goat cheese 1/3 of a red onion, sliced very thin 4 cups of arugula 2-3 stalks of fresh basil; leaves stacked and cut in small strips Pine nuts (optional) Vinaigrette ½ cup plus 1 tbs canola […]

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Fennel, Cannelini and Tuna Salad

Fennel, Cannelini and Tuna Salad – easy and no cooking for those hot summer nights. 1 15 oz can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 small fennel bulb ½ cup thinly sliced red onion 1 can tuna, packed in oil Juice of one lemon 1 tbs olive oil ¼ cup Italian parsley, chopped 2-3 sprigs […]

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Broccoli Bacon Salad

Broccoli Bacon Salad – great for picnics! 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream 2 tsps cider vinegar 1 tsp sugar, honey or agave 4 cups finely chopped broccoli crowns 1 cup celery, chopped into small pieces 3 slices cooked bacon, crumbled 3 -4 tbs dried cranberries Salt and pepper to […]

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Pear Salad with Leeks and Goat Cheese

Pear Salad with Leeks and Goat Cheese Serves 8 2-3 leeks, washed thoroughly and finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced 4 pears, halved and cored 8 ounces fresh goat cheese Olive oil 8 cups baby greens, spinach or arugula Balsamic vinaigrette – recipe follows Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sauté […]

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