Waldorf Chicken Salad

Waldorf Chicken Salad-Serve It As a Sandwich or Wrap

This Waldorf Chicken Salad recipe combines leftover chicken and with the classic Waldorf Salad of celery, apples, grapes, and walnuts in a creamy dressing. Serve it as a sandwich or wrap, or add it to some lettuce for a salad. Waldorf Chicken Salad Ingredients 1 pound cooked boneless chicken (about 2 cups), chopped 2 celery…

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carrot zucchini ribbons

Carrot Zucchini Ribbons – A Healthy Addition To Summer’s Grilled Foods

Carrot Zucchini Ribbons makes a quick side salad and a great addition to summer’s grilled foods. Cutting the vegetables into ribbons with a vegetable peeler makes for a nice presentation. If you want to get out of the kitchen a little faster, shred the vegetables with a grater or slice into disks. The taste will be…

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Easy No-Fuss Gazpacho – The Perfect Summer Soup

Gazpacho is the perfect summer soup, using fresh seasonal ingredients with no cooking required. Some recipes blanch the peel off the tomato and others puree each vegetable individually. Neither step is necessary, in my opinion. Traditionally it is served with croutons or toast points (cut bread into triangles, butter, and toast). No-Fuss Gazpacho Ingredients 24…

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Peach and Arugula Salad

Peach and Arugula Salad – Perfect For Summer

This simple Peach and Arugula salad is loaded with flavors from the peppery arugula, sweet peaches, and slightly salty feta cheese. Perfect for summer when peaches are at their peak. Peach and Arugula Salad Ingredients 1 bunch arugula 2 medium peaches 1/2 cup feta cheese 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar Directions…

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Summer Fruit Clafouti

Summer Fruit Clafouti – A Cross Between A Pancake And Pudding

Summer Fruit Clafouti (pronounced “cla foo tee”) sounds like a fancy complicated French dessert. It is actually a simple homey treat that is a cross between a pancake and pudding. Traditionally it is made with cherries, but any summer fruit like peaches, plums, and nectarines would be equally delicious. Cut the larger fruit into halves…

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shredded carrot salad

Shredded Carrot Salad – A Twist On The Traditional

This Shredded Carrot Salad recipe is a fresh twist on the traditional Carrot and Raisin Salad. This super simple salad can be mixed up to make several different variations. Use raisins or dried cranberries; pineapple or apples; sour cream, yogurt or mayonnaise. Combine it with shredded carrots and pecans for a delicious side salad. It’s…

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dairy free cucumber salad

Dairy Free Cucumber Salad – Hungarian Uborkasalata

Uborkasalata translates literally as Dairy Free Cucumber Salad in Hungarian. My mother-in-law serves this simple side dish at almost every holiday meal. I think it is best on a hot summer day; but, it goes very nicely as a compliment to heavy winter meals as well, like Hungarian Goulash. Some versions add a teaspoon of…

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fermented carrots

Rosemary Fermented Carrots – Helps Overall Health

Fermented Carrots is not new. People have been fermenting foods for millennia, but we are just now realizing how it helps our digestive and overall health. Instead of taking a probiotic supplement, you can easily make your own tasty foods with loads of “good bacteria.” Where can you get the whey? From yogurt. It is…

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asian chicken wraps

Asian Chicken Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Here’s a great Asian Chicken Wraps recipe for leftover chicken, particularly on those “it’s too hot or I’m too tired to cook” nights. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand, peppers, tomatoes, cabbage, sprouts, greens, etc. Look for the Spring Roll Wraps (may be called rice paper wraps) in the Asian food aisle of most…

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gluten free lemon zucchini bread

Gluten Free Lemon Zucchini Bread – High Nutritional Value

Zucchini Bread made with Zucchini, and other summer squashes are great in baked goods because you get the added nutrition, but you don’t have an overpowering taste. I love to make this with yellow summer squash because it adds a nice (all natural) yellow hue to the bread. Zucchini will work too, but your bread…

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