Super healthy quinoa, corn, black beans, and cilantro combine to make a festive and easy-to-make side dish, appetizer, or crowd-pleasing party dish. Make sure to rinse the quinoa before using to remove the saponins.
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Steak can often feel like a heavy meal, so this recipe balances it out with a light, textured salad. It's perfect for a quick dinner or for impressing guests. The key to this recipe is the proper ingredients: you need fresh lettuce and crunchy jicama to ensure the salad stands out as much as the steak.
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I made this spinach salad the other night to pair with my dinner. I wanted to make a light but delicious salad that was full of flavor and crunchy goodness.
When I was adding the final touches to my spinach salad I decided something was missing, I had a box of Olivia’s Croutons® and I immediately realized they were the perfect topping for my masterpiece
I used the Olivia’s Croutons® garlic flavor, it made my salad crunchy and added the flair I was looking for. It was my fist time trying Olivia’s gluten free croutons and I wasn’t disappointed, it actually made my salad incredible and we all enjoyed my yummy salad.
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This is a quick, traditional potato salad that is so easy to make! White, red, or Yukon gold potatoes are all good choices for this recipe (Russet potatoes are not a great choice because they may fall apart). I don't peel my potato, but you can if you prefer. Please be sure to read the label to ensure your choice of Italian salad dressing is gluten-free.
Parsley makes a very good salad. I have seen the humble leaves do a salad's duties on several occasions. At the wonderful little restaurant Prune, it is served next to two gloriously rich marrowbones and buttered toast. No lettuce on earth is better-suited foil to that fatty combination.
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Romaine lettuce is a staple for some of the animals at National Aquarium and it is the foundation for our Caesar salad, which almost everyone seems to like. Caesar salad dressing was one of the first salad dressings chef Mark Miranda learned how to make in cooking class (back in middle school) and it is one he continues to make at home today.
This recipe is a crowd pleaser, especially if the crowd loves avocados. The creamy dressing paired with the bite of arugula, the buttery taste of avocado, and the tang of Parmesan creates a unique and exciting contrast of flavors. It can stand to lose the chicken and can also be spruced up with some frisee or a sprinkle of almonds. If you love avocado, this is a quick and satisfying dish.
This warm salad of new potatoes, green beans, and endive, served topped with fried bacon, onions, and egg, is a Belgian specialty. Hearty and comforting, it's a complete meal in a bowl.
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Here is a reimagined version of the Waldorf salad as originally conceived here at the Waldorf Astoria New York. This is a bit lighter and healthier to fit the palate of a modern-day diner — a new spin for a new century.
My long search for the perfect vegan "egg" salad is over! This tofu eggless salad tastes just like the original, only it's fat-free and a whole lot healthier. Black salt is the secret ingredient here. This has quickly became a favorite in our household.
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