Salads

Cucumber Melon Salad – Refreshing Summer Treat

Refreshing cucumber melon salad

When the heat of summer is upon us, this cucumber melon salad is the perfect meal time addition. When summer hits and the temperatures rise, the last thing I want to be doing is cooking in a hot kitchen.  \For me, summer time means lots of different salads.  They are refreshing and light and make…

Asian Sesame Seed Dressing

Asian Sesame seed dressing

This Asian Sesame Seed Dressing Gives an Oriental taste to any Salad. We eat a lot of salads in our house.  I have been trying to keep carbs to a minimum and having a big salad instead of pasta, rice or potatoes for my evening meal fills up the plate and pleases our eyes as…

25 Tips for Using Lemons

tips for using lemons

20 Creative Tips for Using Lemons. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, or so goes the saying.  But think again! There are lots of other ways for using lemons in your everyday life.  For a start, lemons are a great kitchen helper.  So, get out the citrus and see how you can put them…

Citrus Salad with Chicken and Walnuts

Citrus Salad with Chicken and Walnuts

I came home from the grocery store yesterday with a huge bag of grapefruit instead of the oranges I thought I was buying.  I do like grapefruit but at 1/2 a fruit in the morning, these babies will take a long time to disappear.  This Citrus salad with chicken and walnuts uses them beautifully, and…

Chicken Cranberry and Nuts Salad

Chicken Cranberry Almond Walnut Salad

Chicken Cranberry and Nuts Salad   Print Ingredients 2 cups cubed cooked chicken ¼ cup walnuts, toasted and chopped 2 tbsp slivered almonds, finely chopped 2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion ¼ cup dried cranberries ⅓ mayonnaise 1 tablespoons tarragon vinegar Kosher salt and cracked black pepper slivered almonds to garnish Instructions Combine the mayonnaise…

Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Printable Recipe:  Broccoli and Bacon Salad Looking for a great salad for a barbeque or pot luck supper? This broccoli and bacon salad is hard to top. The salad is so easy to make and the bacon and cheese will please even the fussiest of vegetable eaters.  I served this tonight with my Loaded baked…