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Apple Chicken Salad

Lunch is one of the hardest meals of the day for me. I want to eat healthy, preferably without cooking. I don't want to use up my leftovers most of the time. I want something quick. And obviously, it has to be delicious. Various types of chicken salad have become a bit of a go… Continue reading Apple Chicken Salad

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Eiffel Tower Salad

Earlier this summer, I had the amazing opportunity to go to Paris. I went for a few days back in college, so it wasn't my first trip. But it was fun to go with adults and not with a college mind set. Art and museums and culture were very exciting, but delicious FOOD was high… Continue reading Eiffel Tower Salad

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Carrot Salad with Chickpeas

One of my favorite parts of summer is all of the yummy salads that are served at cookouts. I love being able to taste all of the different kinds. Vegetable salads, pasta salads, makes no difference to me. However, I don't know that I've ever tried carrot salad before. I think because every version I've… Continue reading Carrot Salad with Chickpeas

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Better Green Bean Salad

Every summer, my dad's work would have a company picnic. For years, it was a mostly potluck affair at a big park. And my dad ALWAYS made three bean salad to take. It was the only time my family ever made that salad. And I ALWAYS refused to eat any of it. Even since then,… Continue reading Better Green Bean Salad

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Cherry Tomato and Roasted Beet Salad

This salad is an homage to my dear mother. Raw tomatoes and roasted beets were two foods she loved. Interestingly enough, I hated both of these as a kid. Thankfully my tastes have matured with me. Have you tried sun gold cherry tomatoes? If not, try them. They will change your entire perception of tomatoes.… Continue reading Cherry Tomato and Roasted Beet Salad

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Fiesta Pasta Salad

Fall is my favorite season.  I love the colors, the cooler weather, the flavors, the football and bands, and my birthday.  But this year, I find myself wishing summer would linger a little longer.  We had a very full summer of fun activities.  But I want just one more grilled hamburger, one more picnic, one… Continue reading Fiesta Pasta Salad