Posts Tagged 'Soups and Salads'

Avocado, cucumber, tomato and red onion salad

Published on: 2017-07-14 6:25:17 AM | Recipes

Ingredients:  1 English cucumber, halved and sliced into half moons  4 heirloom or Roma tomatoes, cut into large chunks  3 ripe avocados, peeled and cut into large chunks 1 cup thinly sliced red onion ¼ cup roughly chopped fresh basil  2 tablespoons red wine vinegar  2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt and black pepper to taste Directions:  In a large bowl, add all ingredients from cucumber to olive oil. Season to taste ...

Green Salad with Chicken, Apple and Walnuts in Buttermilk Dressing

Published on: 2017-06-02 6:21:49 AM | Recipes

DRESSING INGREDIENTS: ½ cup buttermilk, well shaken (not low-fat) 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 ½ teaspoons lemon zest and 2 tablespoons juice (from 1 lemon) 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 scallion, trimmed and thinly sliced (white and green parts) 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh dill SALAD INGREDIENTS: ½ cup walnut pieces Pinch salt 4 ounces thin green beans (haricots verts), trimmed 1 head ...

Sweet and Sour Carrot Salad

Published on: 2017-05-26 7:10:00 AM | Recipes

Try this with your BBQ meat on a hot summer weekend! Ingredients: 3 large carrots, peeled 2 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tsp caster sugar or sweetener 1 medium-hot red chili, seeded and finely chopped (optional) 2 tsp Thai fish sauce Small bunch cilantro (also known as coriander), chopped Method: • Grate the carrots. • Mix the vinegar, sugar (or sweetener), chili, and fish sauce together in a bowl. • Just before serving, add the grated carrot and cilantro and mix ...

Chesapeake Shrimp Salad

Published on: 2017-04-13 9:53:13 AM | Recipes

Ingredients: ¼ Cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning ¾ pound cooked shrimp, cut into ½ inch pieces 8 celery stalks, finely chopped Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 12 large romaine lettuce leaves, washed and dried Method: • Combine the mayonnaise and Old Bay seasoning in a medium sized mixing bowl.   • Add the shrimp and celery, and season with salt and pepper to taste.   • Mix well.   • Serve on a bed of ...

Leftover Roast Chicken (or Turkey) Soup with Roasted Vegetables

Published on: 2016-12-23 6:34:49 AM | Recipes

INGREDIENTS:   2 garlic cloves, minced 2 carrots, peeled and cubed 1 cup butternut squash, peeled and cubed ½ yellow onion, quartered 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 4 cups chicken or turkey stock, store-bought or homemade 2-3 cups leftover shredded chicken or turkey ¾ teaspoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried rosemary ¼ teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon cracked pepper 1 cup water 2 cups ...