Category: Salads

Strange But Wonderful Solo Lunch While One-Footed: Broccoli-Egg Salad with Hollandaise

Strange But Wonderful Solo Lunch While One-Footed: Broccoli-Egg Salad with Hollandaise

The crunch of the broccoli, smooth and earthy taste of the egg, and the tart, silky hollandaise come together beautifully in this salad.

Score! Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sweet Bacon-Broccoli Salad Snares a Broccoli-Hater

Score! Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sweet Bacon-Broccoli Salad Snares a Broccoli-Hater

Even a broccoli-hater will eat this salad. Guaranteed. (Hint: it’s the bacon!)

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The sweetness of the golden raisins and the balsamic vinegar are a perfect foil for the earthiness of the grilled vegetables and garlic, and the crunch of the romaine alongside the creamy mozzarella pearls provides a nice textural balance. This dish is a easy stunner.

A Wedgeless Wedge Salad, the Glover Gardens Way

A Wedgeless Wedge Salad, the Glover Gardens Way

An updated recipe for the traditional steakhouse-style wedge salad, made all the more glorious with a balsamic reduction sauce to complement the blue cheese.

Root Vegetable Salad with 3-1-2 Balsamic Honey Dijon Dressing

Root Vegetable Salad with 3-1-2 Balsamic Honey Dijon Dressing

Root vegetables are crunchy superstars when paired with the tangy Balsamic Honey Dijon dressing: a healthy, high-fiber salad.

3-1-1 Balsamic-Honey-Dijon Dressing, or 3-1-2 for the Kicked Up Version

3-1-1 Balsamic-Honey-Dijon Dressing, or 3-1-2 for the Kicked Up Version

A super-simple salad dressing with a tangy kick that gets your taste buds to sit up and take notice.  

“College Student Comes Home” Dinner: ‘Normal’ Risotto, Chicken Piccata and a Perky Salad

“College Student Comes Home” Dinner: ‘Normal’ Risotto, Chicken Piccata and a Perky Salad

A perky little salad pairs with rich and creamy risotto and caper-studded chicken piccata for a perfect Saturday night family meal, and the Astros won, too!

Fruit Salad Slaw (not as weird as it sounds)

Fruit Salad Slaw (not as weird as it sounds)

A delicious slaw even the vegetable-hating Glover Gardens Grill-Meister will eat.

Confetti Shells Pasta Salad

Confetti Shells Pasta Salad

I tinker with ingredients when I need a quick side and this recipe is one of the results. After tasting it, my Bonus Son said, “Whatever you did to make this salad, you need to write it down. It’s perfect.”  Confetti Shells Pasta Salad Cooking Time: About […]

Cool Off in the Hot Summer with Salmon Louie Salad

Cool Off in the Hot Summer with Salmon Louie Salad

This salmon-based version of the traditional Crab Louie is a cool but surprisingly hearty summer salad.

Greek Chicken Salad

Check out this beautiful chicken salad recipe from the “Leen Cuisine” blog. Leen (the blogger) says: It’s a cool, refreshing take on chicken salad. You can eat it either in a pita, lettuce wrap, plain bread, or a whole wheat bun like I did here. […]

5 Flavors Kale and Nut Butter Salad with Pineapple, Almonds and Tomatoes

5 Flavors Kale and Nut Butter Salad with Pineapple, Almonds and Tomatoes

The five basic flavors – bitter, salty, sour, sweet and umami – are highlighted in this Kale and Nut Butter Salad with Pineapple, Almonds and Tomatoes.

Warm and Yummy First Course: Toasted Goat Cheese Salad

Warm and Yummy First Course: Toasted Goat Cheese Salad

A perfect salad for the autumn table.

Lemony and Super-Quick Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Lemony and Super-Quick Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber Salad

It only takes a few minutes to make this lemony, quick avocado salad, which tastes best with artisan olive oil bought from your local farmer’s market. The salad is a perfect side for a Sandwich Wednesday panini.

Pepper Jelly Slaw

Pepper Jelly Slaw

A pepper jelly slaw is born of a condiment compulsion.

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Sometimes we need a super-quick, super-easy side dish.  Here’s one you can make in 5 minutes, if you have Pico de Gallo on hand.  I make it when I’m serving a meal that already requires the brightness of fresh Pico.  The Grill-Meister says that Pico de […]


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