Category Archives for Salad

Red BBQ Slaw

Barbecue (or Red) Slaw is  a Carolina tradition. We serve it on barbecue sandwiches or as a side to go with pulled pork. It’s also great on hot dogs and burgers. I like the fact that there’s no mayonnaise in this slaw recipe. It makes it perfect for outdoor picnics and barbecues. You don’t have […]

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Garbanzo And Kidney Bean Rice Salad

This is an easy summer recipe and also comes in handy when the power goes out (or it’s just too hot too cook). I love it served at room temperature, but leftovers are great straight from the fridge the next day. For a portable lunch, try wrapping some of this in a flour tortilla for […]

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Cucumber Salad With Ginger

Here’s a salad that’s as simple as it is delicious. It’s perfect when you are grilling in the backyard or for picnics. Since there is no mayonnaise etc, there is no need to worry about it spoiling to quickly in warm weather. 4 medium size fresh cucumbers, peeled 1/3 cup rice vinegar 1 tsp honey […]

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Tomato and Chickpea Salad

I always have a few cans of chickpeas in the pantry to add to all sorts of dishes to make them more filling. Here’s one of my summer favorites. It’s a simple salad made with tomatoes and chickpeas (or garbanzo beans). It goes great with grilled chicken and since there is no mayonnaise in the […]

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Healthy Broccoli Salad

SALAD: Put together in a large bowl: 2 heads of broccoli steamed 1-2 minutes and cooled to room temperature 1/3 c dried cranberries 1/2 c cashews 1/4 small red onion diced 4 T real bacon bits   DRESSING: Whisk together in separate bowl: 1/4 c Splenda (or white sugar), 2 T cider vinegar, 2/3 c […]

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