Category Archives: Salads

Spring Strawberry Salad

Ingredients 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup or brown sugar 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste 3 cups baby spinach 3 cups spring salad mix 2 grilled chicken breasts, diced … Continue reading

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Lentil Salad

Ingredients 1 cup dried lentils, sorted 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, reduced-fat 1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 green onions, finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Rinse sorted … Continue reading

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Couscous Chicken Salad

Ingredients For salad: 1 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup uncooked whole-wheat couscous 1 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken (about 6 ounces) 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions 1/2 cup diced radishes (about 3 large) 1/2 cup chopped peeled … Continue reading

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Curry Chicken Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast (about 8 ounces) 1/2 cup halved seedless red grapes 1/2 cup diced peeled apple 2 tablespoons diced pineapple 3 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise 1 teaspoon honey 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon fresh … Continue reading

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Turkey and Bleu Cheese Salad

  Ingredients Salad 6 cups romaine lettuce 1 cup shredded or small-cubes turkey 1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans (chickpeas) 1/2 cup chopped celery (about 3 medium stalks, sliced thinly) 1/2 cup chopped tomato 1/3 cup chopped green onion Dressing … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 2 cups diced tomatoes (or one 24 ounce can); drained 1 cup diced red bell pepper 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 cups water 2 tablespoons minced scallions 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

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Hearty Vegetable Salad

Ingredients 1 (15-ounce) can baby green lima beans, drained 1 (15-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 1 medium tomato, chopped 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/3 cup Italian dressing, fat-free black pepper to taste Instructions Heat lima beans and corn in … Continue reading

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Garden Vegetable Pasta Salad

Ingredients 3 cups whole-wheat rotini, cooked 1 cup broccoli florets 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered 1/2 cup sliced carrot 1/2 cup sliced red onion 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt 1/4 cup low-fat (1%) buttermilk 1/4 … Continue reading

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Easy Fruit Salad

Ingredients 2 small bananas, sliced 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice, drained 1 (8-ounce) low-fat yogurt (try vanilla or lemon) 1 (15-ounce) can fruit cocktail in water, drained Instructions Wash, peel and slice bananas. Drain pineapple chunks and fruit … Continue reading

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Chicken Pasta Salad

Ingredients 2 cups cooked small seashell pasta (about 1 cup uncooked) 1 1/2 cups canned chicken, drained 1 cup diced bell pepper (red or green or a combination) 1 cup shredded yellow squash (about 1 medium squash) 1/2 cup sliced … Continue reading

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