Mojito Shrimp Salad

Light, clean, healthy and refreshing, this salad was inspired by one of my favorite cocktails. 1/2 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined zest and juice of 1 lime 1 tbs butter 2 cloves garlic, minced salt and pepper handful of fresh mint large bowl of […]

Tex-Mex Chicken Salad

I’m loving those store bought rotisserie chickens lately.  They yield so much meat and are super moist and tender.  The leftover possibilities are endless! 4 cups leftover chicken, chopped 1 15 oz. can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 15 oz can of black beans, […]

Ensalada Capr'easy

This super easy to prepare salad says Summer to me.  The colors are as pleasing to the eye as the flavors are to the pallette. 1 ball of fresh mozzerella, sliced about 1/4″ in thickness zest of one lemon chiffonade of fresh basil 1 tbs extra virgin […]

Warm Fennel Salad

I love the licoricey flavor fennel brings to a main ingredient, however, in this recipe the fennel is the star. 1 bulb of fennel, sliced thin 1/2 red onion, chopped 2 tbs red wine vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced handful of grated parmesan 2 tbs flat leaf […]

Greek Falafel Fusion Salad

Falafel is a traditional Middle Eastern dish made up of ground chickpeas and spices and Tzatziki is a Greek sauce made from yogurt and fresh herbs.  The combination of falafel patties fried up over greens and topped with the yummy tzatziki sauce makes for one hearty […]

Italian Spinach Salad

This is my take on a traditional spinach salad but with an Italian twist!   Ingredients: 1 bag of baby spinach 1 pack of sliced baby bellas 1 pack of pancetta, chopped 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted salt and pepper 3 hard boiled eggs, sliced 1/2 […]

Puttanesca Salad

Puttanesca Ensalada…doesn’t that mean whore salad?  Who knows, Italian is so colorful.   Ingredients: 1 pack of vine ripe tomatoes, quartered 1/2 red onion, chopped 1/2 cucumber, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 5 anchovy fillets, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 handful of […]