Category Archives: salad

Low-Fat Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

This is the second recipe I have tried from And it’s great! I don’t feel like I am eating a “diet” salad dressing at all! This recipe makes A LOT, but that’s okay, because you are going to want … Continue reading

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Roasted Carrot Salad

This salad was pretty good! No one in my family loves carrots like I do, so they thought it was just okay. I love the combo of blue cheese and dried cranberries! rating: 9 Roasted Carrot Salad (All Recipes magazine, … Continue reading

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Homemade Italian Dressing

This dressing was really easy, but it didn’t wow me. It was good but I didn’t love it. rating: 6 Homemade Italian Dressing (   Ingredients 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil OR neutral vegetable oil, such as canola or safflower … Continue reading

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Pierogi Picnic Salad

I like pierogi, but I have never had them cold. The verdict? They are great cold! This was surprisingly good! Everyone but my 6 year old liked this. I did leave off the dill and chives. This is easy peasy … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Warm Farro Salad with Charred Corn

Have I mentioned lately how much I am loving farro?? It’s my new favorite thing! This recipe was really good! I did have a problem with the amount of water needed to cook the farro. It seemed like a LOT … Continue reading

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Fried “Chicken” Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

I have modified this recipe a bit from the magazine version. I added bacon bits and avocado, and subbed in vegetarian chicken nuggets for fried chicken. This salad was good! The dressing is excellent! I doubled the dressing amounts so … Continue reading

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Copycat Chick-Fil-A “Chicken” Salad

I have never had Chick-Fil-A’s chicken salad, but this vegetarian version is great! I have made several versions of a chicken salad using vegetarian chicken, but I think the secret to this one is the relish! That really did add … Continue reading

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